Kunisada: Esoteric Ox Magic
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Esoteric Ox Magic
Series: Competition of the art of magic done by Toyokuni (Toyokuni kigô kijutsu arasoi)
The actor Asao Kuzaemon II or Onoe KikugorôII in the role of Kume no Heinaizamon Nagamori. He holds and is adorned with numerous esoteric implements and stands in a cloud emanating from a life-sized stone stroking ox. There is beautiful blindprinting in his robes.
Condition: Excellent impression and color; very good condition.
Signature: nanajû kyu sai Toyokuni hitsu (brush of Toyokuni at 79 years old)