Toyokuni I: Actor as Daruma (Sold)
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.
Signature: Toyokuni ga