mg0195-Kunisada - Flowers of Edo - No To Asakusa-japanese-woodblock-print

Kunisada - Flowers of Edo - No To Asakusa

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Kunisada and other artist(s) Yoshitora, Sadahide

Actor: Bando Shuka I from the series Flowers of Edo and Views of Famous Places (Edo no hana meishô-e)

From a series by Toyokuni III pairing kabuki actors with famous areas of Edo and firemen's standards, done in collaboration with several different artists. Toyokuni III created the large actor portraits, while other artists such as Hiroshige II, Sadahide, Kunihisa II, Yoshitora, Kunisada II, Yoshitoshi, and Kyosai contributed the landscape designs and other scenes across the top. Each cartouche features the standard and lantern of a different fire brigade. 

Publisher: Katôya Iwazô (Seibei) 

Date: 1862 

Size: Oban

Condition: Very good impression and color, not backed.


http://www.kunisada.de/Kunisada-other-series/series195/series195-0.htm