Toyohara Kunichika - Kabuki - Japanese print, Ukiyo-e

Toyohara Kunichika - Kabuki - Japanese print, Ukiyo-e
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Toyohara Kunichika, Japanese print from the Meiji period, representing a group of kabuki actors, each of them are carefully identified with name tags. A beautiful group portrait with many expressive faces and bright and always fresh colors, nice print quality.

Artist : Toyohara Kunichika (豊原 国周), signed upper left

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

Size, ōban format, portrait orientation (tate-e):
Height: 37.4 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 soon 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.

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Style Asian Arts (Engravings, Prints of Asian Arts Style)
Period 19th century (Engravings, Prints 19th century)
Country of origin Japan
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (豊原 国周)
Width (cm) 25
Height (cm) 37,4
Materials Paper
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
Location 75008, Paris, France
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