Lot 286: Author: Kuniyoshi. Title: Kabuki actor in the lineage of Ichikawa, in the role of Daikoku-ten. Place Published: (Japan). Publisher: Izumi-ya. Date Published: c. 1780s-1860s. Description: 35x23.5 cm (133/4x9 1/4") color print. Oban print featuring two color images of a kabuki actor performing as Daikoku-ten. The artist, Kuniyoshi, was part of the Utagawa school and produced many prints of kabuki actors as well as landscapes, cats, legendary samurai battles, and beautiful women. Condition: Print is rather worn with folding on edges, discoloration, a couple tears; fair.
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