Kuniyoshi: Ono no Komachi above, actor below
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Ono no Komachi above, actor below
Series: Modern Style Set of the Provinces in Edo Brocade (Kôto nishiki imayô kuni-zukushi)
Yamashiro and Yamato Provinces are compared. Above, the poetess Ono no Komachi with her servant, in the famous poem-washing scene from her life. Below is the actor Ichikawa Danjuro VII as Koganosuke in the play “Imoseyama, and Example of Womanly Virtue”.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Mita-ya Kihachi
Literature: “Kuniyoshi: The Warrior Prints” by BW Robinson, list #171.1. See V & A.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga