Kunisada: Actor holding a sword

Kunisada: Actor holding a sword (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Actor holding a sword
Series: Portraits from Hit Plays of Both Historical Stories and Modern Life (Jidai sewa atari sugatami)
Date: 1858

An actor pulls up his sword sleeve as he looks right, ready for action. He is shown against a darkened street, a theatrical backdrop.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: See MFA website for others from this series.
Signature: Toyokuni ga