Kunichika: All the Villains together

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Artist: Toyohara Kunichika
Title: All the Villains together
Series: Haiyû mitate-jutsu aku Kai (Comparison of Bad Guys?)
Date: 1877

A number of kabuki characters are assembled, surrounded by what looks like a western holiday wreath. Perhaps these are the “bad guys” of the kabuki season all in one place. Printed with many expensive techniques, including liberal use of metallic pigments. One actor has tattoos that peek out beneath his garment.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Signature: Toyoharu Kunichika hitsu