Kunisada: Earth Element: Actor Posing In the Dark (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Earth Element: Actor Posing In the Dark
Series: The Relations of the Elements Represented in Hit Plays (Atari mitate gogyô sôkoku)
Earth: The actor Nakamura Fukusuke I as Yaegushi no Saiza. He strikes a pose, both feet planted firmly on the ground and a bridge leading off into the darkness behind. This must be a first edition, with a two-colored cartouche. With mica in the black sky, a deluxe touch.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: See MFA website for all five works.
Signature: Toyokuni ga