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Toyohara Kunichika


Stories of the True Loyalty of Faithful Samurai: Actor Kawarazaki Kunitaro
(Seichu gishi den: Kawarazaki Kunitaro)

signed Kunichika hitsu with artist's Toshidama seal, combined censor and date seal Tora-shichi, aratame (year of the Tiger [1866], 7th lunar month, examined), carver's seal Hori Ei (Watanabe Eizo), and publisher's seal Bakuro Yon, Kiya han of Kiya Sojiro of Kobokudo

oban tate-e 14 1/8 by 9 3/4 in., 35.8 by 24.8 cm

The actor Kawarazaki Kunitaro (1849-1867) was a wakaonnagata, a male actor who specialized in the roles of young maidens and princesses.

price: $ 275


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