Original 1853 Kunisada Woodblock Print The Gambler

$320.00

Rare & Original 1853 commemorative portrait of Actor Kawarazaki Gonjuro 1st as IZUYA Yosaburo

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Original 1853 Kunisada Woodblock Print The Gambler

Utagawa Kunisada also known as Toyokuni III  1786 to 1865.

A rare and original 1853 Oban size Original Kunisada Woodblock Print titled The Gambler.  The Seal identifies that it was printed in March, KAEI 6th year 1853.

Beautifully rendered and printed and in excellent condition overall.  Some minor dirt smudges given its age.

Title “Gambler” from the famous Kabuki play “Hachiman matsuri Yomiya no Nigiwai”.  Performed at the Nakamura in 1853.   A commemorative portrait of Actor Kawarazaki Gonjuro 1st as IZUYA Yosaburo also known as KIRARE no Yosaburo (Gambler).

Print dimensions 25.5 cm Width and 36.5 cm Height

Shipping is via Australia Post with tracking and is approximately 8 business days to most international locations.

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Artist

Kunisada I, Toyokuni III