Kunisada: Rooftop exchange

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Rooftop exchange
Date: 1852

The actor Sawamura Chôjurô V kneels and reaches out to Arashi Kichisaburô III for a mysterious bag. They are on a rooftop, so it must be a clandestine meeting. They are in the roles of Tabakoyo Kihachi and Kumokiri Nizaemon in the play Meijo jinsei roku. Beautifully printed, with mica sprinkled on the roof tiles.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Minor binding holes.
Dimensions: ôban diptych
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô
Seal: Censor’s seals: Hama & Kinugasa
Signature: Toyokuni ga