Rare Hasegawa Munehiro 1850 Woodblock Print
An outstanding, original & extremely rare Woodblock print by Hasegawa Munehiro, active c1848-1868. Print depicts a Kabuki Drama Play by Keisei Ezoushi, with Asao Tamaroku as Shishido Tatewaki. The Carver is believed to be Hori Katsuyashu, published/printed ca1850.
Chuban single print approx 18.1 x 24.7 cm or 7.25 x 9.75 inches.
Hasegawa Munehiro was a prolific Osaka School Ukiyo-e Print maker. Little is known of him other than he studied under Konishi Hirosada 1810-1864, arguably the most outstanding print maker of the Osaka School. The Osaka School of Ukiyo-e Artists, was characterized by its dramatic & expressive style.
Mounted & framed to Museum conservation standard. True Vue 99% Anti UV Glass. Print tipped to acid free foam core backing & mat by rice paper hinges on upper corners. Completely removable & reversible Wheat flour starch adhesive.
|Dimensions||18.1 × 24.7 cm|