Ashikaga Yorikane by Utagawa Kunisada

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Ashikaga Yorikane
Reference: ukt057
Medium: Woodblock
Size: 24 x 35 cm
Date: 1849
Price: € 290
Further Info:
Actors Sawamura Chôjûrô V as Ashikaga Yorikane and Iwai Kumesaburô III as Miuraya Takao, with Chanter Tomimoto Buzentayû, No. 21 from an untitled series. Publisher Kobayashi Taijirô (Bunseidô / Bunshôdô), Censors' seals: Mera, Murata No blockcutter's mark 改印:米良、村田 彫師:なし. A dramatic scene from the play (shosa): Sawa Murasaki Iro no Minakami which would have beeen staged at the Nakamura Theatre. It shows Ashikaga Yorikane drawing his sword on his lover Miuraya Takao, while on a nearby boat musicians are playing. A good impression with excellent colours, some creasing and rubbing but overal in very good condition..

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