Arts and Designs of Japan
June Selection June 2021

Artist Chikanobu
Title From left, Bando Kakitsu as Ariwara Narihira and Nakamura Sojuro as Sojo Henjo, Iwai Hanshiro VIII as Ono no Komachi and Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Bunya Yasuhide, Ichikawa Sadanji as Otomo Kuronushi and Onoe Kikugoro V as Kisen Hoshi
Play Rokkassen – The Six Immortal Poets
Date March 1880
Publisher Matsushita Heibei
Format Oban triptych (28" X 14")
Comment Burnished patterns on the black and blue kimonos, metallics, sheets backed and attached. The poets and their attendants are aiming large brushes toward each other's faces. Some sort of poetry slam?!
Price $200.
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