Toyohara KUNICHIKA (1835-1900)

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The actor Ichikawa Sandanji I as Akiyama Kiimori holding a sword amidst a conflagration. Yakiuchi no ba from a set Meijiza Shinkyogen, “New Plays for the Meiji Theatre.” Although the play is unidentified the house in the background has been set on fire in an attempt to capture the hero Kiimori. Kunichika’s best print in this genre. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 1894.

Fine impression and colour. Light album backing, otherwise fine condition. Signed Toyohara Kunichika hitsu.

Status: Sold

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