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Kunichika: Bando Hikosaburo V in Ehon Taikoki

Kunichika: Bando Hikosaburo V in Ehon Taikoki

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The actor Bando Hikosaburo V 坂東彦三郎, in the role of Mitsuhide 光秀 (Akechi Mitsuhide 明智 光秀). From the kabuki play “Ehon Taikôki”. Bandô Hikosaburô V, star of the first half of the Meiji era, had a strong artistic influence on Onoe Kikugorô V, the future star of the second half of the Meiji era. He unfortunately died at the age of 45.

Date: 1871

Publisher: Zen (not much is known about this publisher)

Condition: Not backed, great color and impression.


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