Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)

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An uncut fan print showing the actor Ichikawa Danjuro VIII in the role of Hanakawado no Sukeroku from a set: Mitate gonin otoko go-hiiki omoizashi, “A Parody of the Five Chivalrous Commoners, a Cup of Sake from their Fans.” Shows the actor holding a number of pipes; a shakuhachi protruding from his back. Published by Yama-Ta, 2ic/1852.



Extremely fine impression and colour. Minimal soil at bottom, otherwise fine condition. Signed Toyokuni ga.



Status: Sold



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