Kunisada: Esoteric Ox Magic

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Esoteric Ox Magic
Series: Competition of the art of magic done by Toyokuni (Toyokuni kigô kijutsu arasoi)
Date: 5/1863

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.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Hirano-ya
Signature: nanajû kyu sai Toyokuni hitsu (brush of Toyokuni at 79 years old)