Hokushu

Kabuki-e Theatre print

Poem by Ryashukatei and his seal
Arashi Kitsaburo I as Sasaki Takatsuna in the Kabuki play "Omi Genji Senjin Yakata," 10/1821
This print is probably a memorial portrait. For more information, see the cited literature
Signature Shunkosai Hokushu ga
Publisher Honsei (Honya Seishichi)
Date 10/1821
Category Archive
Format oban
Size 25,3 cm x 36,2 cm
Impression very good
Color very good, somewhat faded
Condition very good, slightly trimmed on all sides, album backing, some faults and repairs here and there, but at least very good state of this rare print
Literature Ikeda Bunko Library, Kamigata Shibai-e Tenzuroku , Ikeda , Japan 1985 , cover and no. 43
Literature Matsudaira, Susumu, Hokushu to Toyokuni , Ikeda Bunko Library , Osaka , Japan 1983 , no. 30 (the identical print)
Literature Van Doesburg, Jan, Osaka Kagami , Huys den Esch , The Netherlands 1985 , no. 16
Literature Schwaab, Dean J., Osaka Prints , Rizzoli , New York , USA 1989 , no. 36
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artwork ID: 7690
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