Kunisada: Jiraiya and Giant Eagle Diptych (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Jiraiya and Giant Eagle
Date: 1852

Jiraiya draws his sword and threatens a man at lower left. He wears an impressive upper garment that is shaped like a giant eagle, complete with claws below. The actor Ichikawa Danzo VI or Ichikawa Kuzo II in the role of Fuki Taro (left), Ichikawa Danjuro VIII in the role of Jiraiya.  From the play Jiraiya goketsu monogatari. Censors seals: Mera, Watanabe. Date: 7th month of Rat year.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban Diptych

Signature: Toyokuni ga

Publisher: Yamamotoya Heikichi