Utagawa TOYOKUNI III Actors performing the final scene of a kabuki play

TOYOKUNI III Utagawa TOYOKUNI III
(aka Utagawa KUNISADA, 1786 - 1864)

Actors performing the final scene of a kabuki play

Actors performing the final scene of a kabuki play about Urate fighting before a huge statue of Emma Daio (the King of the underworld) at the backyard of Myôkakuji Temple, after the Ehon Gappo Ga Tsuji (An Illustrated Picture Book of the Crossroads of Gappo)

Performed at Kawarazaki theatre in Edo in 1850
Signature: Toyokuni ga in Toshidama Cartouche
Publisher: Wakasaya Jingorô
Censor's Seal and Seal of Date: kinugasa & Watanabe (1851) with shita-uri Seal (shita-uri Seeal: from 1850-1853 only on actor prints; there is not a single, specific actor depicted in all actor prints with shita-uri seal)

Original Japanese Woodblock Print, Size: Oban Diptych

Inventory No. F271
All artworks are sold as seen on the picture.

880,00 €