Onoe Kikugoro V as the Ghost of Okiku (above), Sawamura Tossho II as Izumi Saburo, and Nakamura Juzaburo as Gotobei

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Onoe Kikugoro V as the Ghost of Okiku (above), Sawamura Tossho II as Izumi Saburo, and Nakamura Juzaburo as Gotobei by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Onoe Kikugoro V as the Ghost of Okiku (above), Sawamura Tossho II as Izumi Saburo, and Nakamura Juzaburo as Gotobei

Series; Hit Actors in a Contest of Storytelling, 1873

Hit Actors in a Contest of Storytelling - Handsome design from a kabuki series featuring popular actors beneath a fan-shaped inset. Below, two or three figures are set against a diagonally divided background featuring a red tie-dyed textile pattern at left and flowers or trees at right. Nice expressive figures detailed with fine line work in the hair. Some designs include deluxe publishing techniques such as embossing or burnishing. A rarely seen Kunichika series.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 13 3/8" x 9 1/2" + top margin as shown

Condition - Nice color and detail. Backed with paper. Slight paper remnants at side, light glue residue at center right.

Onoe Kikugoro V as the Ghost of Okiku (above), Sawamura Tossho II as Izumi Saburo, and Nakamura Juzaburo as Gotobei by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Onoe Kikugoro V as the Ghost of Okiku (above), Sawamura Tossho II as Izumi Saburo, and Nakamura Juzaburo as Gotobei by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)