Utagawa Toyokuni: Pair of Actors

Toyokuni I: Pair of Actors (Sold)

  • Sold.

Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I
Title: Pair of Actors
Date: ca 1800-05

The kabuki actor Iwai Hanshirô as Oichi, who kneels to offer geta (wooden clogs) to Sawamura Gennosuke as Yogoro.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Kanaya Shinbei (Marks 208)
Literature: For a similar scene, see here: http://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?museum=all&t=objects&type=all&f=&s=Toyokuni&record=125
Signature: Toyokuni ga