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Artist:Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) 歌川国貞 (三代目 歌川豊国) (1786-1865)
Description: Diptych Shini-e (memorial picture for a deceased kabuki actor) for the passing of the most famous kabuki actor in the nineteenth century, Ichikawa Danjūrō VII (七代目 市川 團十郎1791 – 1859) also known as Ichikawa Ebizō V 市川海老蔵. The famous actor passed away on the 23rd of March 1859, which is also noted in the text on the print. In the cartouches are the first generation Danjūrō on the right and Danjūrō VIII on the left. Published in 1859.
Size:Oban tate-e.
Condition:Very good impression, colour and condition, laid down, a faint centerfold in both sheets.
Price:Euro 850