Yoshitoshi: Two Kabuki Actors with drawn swords (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Two Kabuki Actors with drawn swords
Date: 1862

Two actors posing with swords in front of a large stone statue. On the right, the actor is Nakamura Shikan IV in the role of Saeda Daigaku (full name - Saeda Daigakunosuke), and on the left is Kawarasaki Gonjuro I in the role of Takahashi Gappo. This scene is from the play 'Shobu awase adauchi kodan' performed at the Ichimura-za Theatre in the 5th month of 1862. Rare.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: oban diptych
Publisher: Seikôdô
Literature: Perhaps Keyes 66
Signature: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi ga