Japanese Wood block Print of a Kabuki play
Triptych, Scene from a Kabuki Play, Sanmon Gosan no Kiri– Edo
Tchikawa Danjuro, Kabuki Actor, matted and framed.
Artist: Kuniume aratame Shūsai Kuniyasu ga” 国梅改 修斎国泰画. In addition to “Kuniume” and “Kuniyasu”, the artist was also known as Taguchi Toshinobu 田口年信 (sometimes “Toshinobu II”)
13.5 x 27 in. print
21 x 34.5 in. frame
Period: 19th century dated 1886.
Place of Origin: Japan
Materials: paper and wooden frame
Condition: Very good impression and color with some creasing.
Frame has nicks.
Provenance: collectors tag Mitzie Verne Collection, Shaker Heights , Ohio–tag incorrectly attributes the work to Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese 1835-1900