Arts and Designs of Japan
March Selection March 2019

Artist Kunichika
Title Left: Nakamura Shikan IV as the entertainer Narikoma Kanji
Center: Onoe Kikugoro V as the entertainer Otowa Senkichi and Bando Hikosaburo V as Yukyaku (playboy) Yaegaki Shinsui
Right: Ichikawa Sadanji as Yukyaku (playboy) Matsukawa Takaware
Play Sanja Matsuri Tomoe no Chochin
Date June 12, 1876
Publisher Masukawa Magobei
Format Oban triptych (28 3/8" X 13 7/8")
Comment Sheets backed and attached
The strange combinations of the Meiji Era – Western style haircuts, hats and an umbrella worn with kimono. The two "playboys" have names that read "salary" and "big ego."
Price $150.
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