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Letter and Sword - Kabuki

Chikanobu Toyohara 1838-1912

Chikanobu Toyohara 1838-1912


Chikanobu Toyohara 1838-1912
Chikanobu had studied under Tohohara Kunichika whose surname he took. Favorite subjects are historical scenes, female images and prints showing emperor and empress Meiji in an environment that documented the rapid progress in adopting Western technology and customs. Chikanobu had adopted some Western styles and techniques, but his subjects were rather retrograde.

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Letter and Sword - Kabuki

Chikanobu Toyohara 1838-1912

A Kabuki scene. Katsuma Gengobei (played by Kataoka Gado) in black robe was killing someone outside of the front gate. Courtesan Koman (played by Onoe Taganojo) was writing a letter and Sasa no Sangobei (Ichikawa Kuzo) noticed the commotion outside.

Yoshu Chikanobu.



Inoue Mohei.

Woodblock print.

Very good.

Very good ... Shomen-zuri patterns on the black kimono.

Very good ... Light toning, slightly soiled.

3 Oban tate-e.

28.9 inches = 73.5 cm

14.6 inches = 37.0 cm

Japanese Kabuki.

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SX Standard National Postal Service Small and medium-sized prints. Registered letter. 5-20 days yes $28
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