Toyohara KUNICHIKA (1835-1900)

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A diptych showing the actor Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Kamakura Gongoro Kagemasa in the drama Shibaraku, “Just a moment.” The large sansho (three square) motif was the symbol of the Danjuro clan and is repeated around the border. In the background are peonies, also associated with the Danjuro clan. Published by Tanaka Katsuzo, 1878.


Fine impression, colour and condition. Signed Oju Toyohara Kunchika hitsu.


Status: Available


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