TOYOKUNI (1769–1825). Ichikawa Danjūrō V. (Sold)
Artist: UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI (1769–1825)
Subject: Ichikawa Hakuen (Danjūrō V) as Soga no Gorō in a scene from the play Yanone (The Arrow Sharpener) one of the most popular of the Soga Brothers vendetta play.
Signature: Toyokuni ga. Poems signed Chitose Sasamaru, Kataginu Tsunenari and Rokujuen.
Date: ca. 1800
Publisher: Privately published
Size: Chūban yoko-e surimono, 19,2x24,9 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print with metallic pigments.
Literature: Illustrated in our catalog, Surimono. Poetic Images in Japanese Prints. New Acquisition June 2022, no. 14.
Remarks: Another impression is in the New York Public Library, no. 113275.
Conditions: Fine impression and color, two pinholes otherwise good conditions.
Item no: D 287