Utagawa Toyokuni: Actor in wall

Toyokuni I: Actor as Daruma (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I
Title: Actor  as Daruma
Date: 1798, 7th month

Kabuki actor as Daruma, peering through a trompe l'oeil break in the wall. He has a penetrating gaze and holds a whisk. His garments of orange have oxidized via the lead pigment contained within, perhaps to show the robes becoming soiled.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Eijudô
Signature: Toyokuni ga