Kuniyoshi (1798 - 1861)
Kabuki play "Higashiyama Sakura Soshi", 1851
14.25 x 19.75 in (36.20 x 50.16 cm)
7963 / INV. # 06175734
Publisher: Joshuya Kinzo Condition: Fine impression, color and condition. Slightly trimmed. Kuniyoshi did several versions of the play "Higahiyama Sakura Soshi" produced 8/1851 at the Nakamura-za theatre. This is one of the diptych versions. L - Bando Hikasabura IV as Orikoshi Tairyo, R - Ichikawa Kodanji IV as the tea server Chado and the ghost of Asakura Togo and Iwai Kuesaburo III as the shirabyoshi dancer Katsuragi.