KUNICHIKA Japanese woodblock print ORIGINAL Ukiyoe Kabuki "Chou hi

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  • Sold Date: Jan 03, 2014
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JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT UKIYOE

"ORIGINAL"

Many reprints are sold as original in ebay,but if my items are reprint or fake,I will full refund.

Artist: TOYOHARA KUNICHIKA

Series: Baiko-Hyakushu no uchi

Title: Chou hi

Size:25.9 cm ×37cm

Condition: not backed with paper ,slight soiled,small nicks

Please see photos for details.

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Toyohara Kunichika ( 豊原 国周 ?, June 30, 1835 – July 1, 1900) was a Japanese woodblock print artist. Talented as a child, at about thirteen he became a student of Tokyo's then-leading print maker, Utagawa Kunisada . His deep appreciation and knowledge of kabuki drama led to his production primarily of ukiyo-e actor-prints, which are woodblock prints of kabuki actors and scenes from popular plays of the time.

Ichikawa Danjūrō ( 市川 團十郎 ?) is a stage name taken on by a series of Kabuki actors of the Ichikawa family. Most of these were blood relatives, though some were adopted into the family. It is a famous and important name, and receiving it is an honor. There are a number of roles that the line of Danjūrō specialize in, as well as a series of plays, the Kabuki Jūhachiban (The Kabuki Eighteen), which showcase the specialties of the Ichikawa
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