Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Title Actors of the Onoe Family
Top to bottom: Onoe Kikugoro as Hara Oboshi Yuranosuke, Onoe Ushinosuke as Aburaya Osome, and Onoe Shoroku as Tenjiku Tokubei
Series Kokon Haiyu Nigao – Anthology of Actor Portraits Past and Present
Date 9/1863
Publisher Hirookaya Kosuke
Format Oban (9 1/4" X 14")
Comment This is from a series of 100 prints, portraits of approximately 300 actors, grouped by families. The portrait of each actor in one of his famous roles is accompanied by text describing his lineage.
Price $100.
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