Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Title (Sawamura Tanosuke III) as Kiichi's daughter Minatsuruhime
Series (Tosei Haiyu Tanzaku) – Tanzaku Portraits of Contemporary Actors with their Calligraphy
Date c. 1862
Publisher Kagiya Shobei
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 14 3/8")
Comment Embossing
Background by Gengyo (seal)
This series of actor portraits doesn't have an actual title cartouche. The hanging plaque gives the role and is decorated with the actor's handwriting and signature.
Price $200.
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