Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Chikanobu
Title Left: Onoe Kikugoro V as Goro
Center: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Shinchunagon (Taira) Tomomori
Right: Nakamura Fukusuke as a lady-in-waiting and Ichikawa Hotan as the Emperor Antoku
Date c. 1895
Publisher Takegawa Unokichi
Format Oban triptych (27 3/4" X 14")
Comment Embossing
From a Kabuki play about the famous Battle of Dan no Ura where the Taira were defeated and Kiyomori's widow jumped into the sea with the 7 year old Emperor Antoku.
Price $200.
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