Yoshitsugu: Osaka Print of Nakamura Shikan II in Cave (Sold)

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Artist: Yoshitsugu
Date: 1837

The actor Nakamura Shikan II as Osakabe Genzaburô.  He seems to be in a cave, with vines hanging down over his head. He holds open a scroll and looks to his right. The text at left has been rendered with a metallic pigment. This is a work from the Osaka school of kabuki-focused print production.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Areas of thinning to paper and rubbing of script lower left.
Publisher: Honsei (Honya Sishichi)
Dimensions: 35.1 x 24 cm.