Kunisada: Kabuki Surimono Diptych
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada. Subject: The surimono diptych depicts a scene from the kabuki paly Tayoriari gohiiki no tsune performed at the KAWARAZAKI theater in 1832. - "The right sheet shows the actor ICHIKAWA DANJURO VII; the left sheet, the actor IWAI KUMESABURO II in a female role. Both are dressed in pilgrims' robes and are holding long swords which have been disguised as pilgrims' staffs. Date: 1832. Size: Each panel measures: 7.25" x 8.25". Condition: Very good impression, good color, some overall wear.