Kunimasa: The Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Mimasu
Artist: Utagawa Kunimasa
Title: The Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Mimasu (Ichikawa Mimasu) Two Actors Beneath an Umbrella
Date: ca. 1795
From an aiaigasa scene (lovers under one umbrella ) of a Kabuki play: they share the task of holding an umbrella. This could be the scene of Umegawa and Chubei. Prints by Kunimasa are extremely rare, especially ones with unfaded colors, as is the case with this example. Provenance: Beres Collection.
Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition.
Publisher: Harimaya Shinshichi
Signature: Kunimasa ga