Kunisada: Three Bold Portraits, One Jiraiya

Utagawa Kunisada

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Three Half-Length Portraits, One Jiraiya
Date: 1852

The actors Ichikawa Danjuro VIII, Arashi Rikan III, Ichikawa Ebizo V  in the roles of xx Jiraiya, unread, Enma no Oniroku. From the play Jiraiya goketsu monogatari. Jiraiya seems to be holding an infant, the center character has a shakuhachi, and the Emma no Oniroku holds a sword and strikes a pose. In the background we see a pastoral scene of travelers on a journey. Jiraiya was best known as the master of Frog Magic.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Signature: Toyokuni ga Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei

SKU: KUS408


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