Arts and Designs of Japan
February Selection February 2017

Artist Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Title Actor holding a lantern at the Ichimura-za
Toyokuni Moyo Okina no Somewake – Dyed in many colors in the style of the old man Toyokuni
Date 12/1863
Publisher Kagiya Shobei
Format Oban (9 3/4" X 14 3/8")
Comment Embossing on the hood, burnishing on the black kimono; very minor repair bottom right corner
This is signed "the 78 year old Toyokuni" – a print from the next to last year of the life of this prolific artist.
Price $300.
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