Kabuki Actor

Kabuki Actor

Kunichika, Toyohara, 1835-1900

Kabuki Actor
  • Series : A Collection of Flowers: Matches for the Six Poetic Immortals
  • Date : 1863
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : FWG18347
  • Condition : Trimming; fading; tape stains at top margin; album backing
  • Dimensions : 14 1/4 x 9 5/8 inches
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  • Price : $100


About The Artist

Kunichika, Toyohara, 1835-1900

N. Toyohara (originally Arakawa) Yasohachi. Go: Beio, Hoshunro, Ichiosai, Kachoro, Kunichika, Shima Sanjin, Sogenshi. Ukiyo-e printmaker. Born in Edo. Pupil first of Toyohara Chikanobu (whose name he took), then of Utagawa Kunisada (among the few of Kunisada's pupils who did not use the name of Utagawa). Produced prints of actors, sets of views, historical subjects, journalistic illustrations in the late Kunisada tradition, which reflect the declining taste of the public and the worsening.....

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