Toyohara Kunichika - Kabuki characters - Japanese print, Ukiyo-e

19th century
Asian Arts
From: 75018, Paris, France

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    Toyohara Kunichika, ukiyo-e Meiji era, representing 2 kabuki characters, identified with name tags. Expressive faces, bright colors and always fresh. To note the embossing at the level of the fur of the dress which gives relief and realism, some folds and traces of crumpling, beautiful quality of printing.

    Artist : Toyohara Kunichika (豊原 国周), signed on the left

    Period: 19th century, late Edo era, early Meiji (Japan)

    Size, ōban format, portrait orientation (tate-e):
    Height : 37 cm
    Width : 25 cm

    About Toyohara Kunichika (豊原 国周) (1835-1900): born in Edo and the son of a sentō (public bath) ruler, he was quickly considered the most talented Edo student of his time by Kunisada his teacher. It is his interest in popular Kabuki theater and his great knowledge in the field that leads him at first to treat this subject in print. He then represented Kabuki actors, but also scenes of popular plays of his time.

    Ref: 58H85JRY0F

    Style Asian Arts (Engravings, Prints of Asian Arts Style)
    Century 19th century (Engravings, Prints 19th century)
    Country of origin Japan
    Artist Toyohara Kunichika
    Width (cm) 25
    Height (cm) 37
    Materials Paper
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 75018, Paris, France

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