Kunisada: Tattoed Frog Magician: The actor Nakamura Tsuruzo I in tthe role of Ewatetsu Hoin.

Utagawa Kunisada

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Tattoed Frog Magician: The actor Nakamura Tsuruzo I in tthe role of Ewatetsu Hoin.
Series: Competition of Magic Scenes by Toyokuni. (Toyokuni kigô kijutsu kurabe)
Date: 1864

The actor Nakamura Tsuruzo I in tthe role of Ewatetsu Hoin. A very serious magic frog appears behind him. This print was done in the last year of Kunisada’s life. This is from the first editon, with mica in the sky and hand-painted pigment in the eyes of the magic frog.

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Slight trimming. Deluxe paper.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Hirano-ya
Seal: Censor’s aratame with date of first month of Rat year; carver Ota Tashichi
Signature: nanajû kyu sai Toyokuni hitsu (Brush of Toyokuni at 79)

SKU: KUS240


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