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Onoe Kikugoro, The Popularity of the Upstairs Dressing Room


Item code : DUk109

Artist Kunichika Toyohara
Subject Kabuki
Series The Popularity of the Upstairs Dressing Room
Publisher Takazawa Fusajiro
Format Oban (Vertical)
Size 34.6 x 23.1 cm
Date Circa Late 19th C.


Kunichika produced a set of Kabuki prints depicting actors at backstage prior to their performance. The figures are showing partly silhouette and the indoor lights are very affective. It was published in 1883.

Actor Onoe Kikugoro V playing a role as Hisayoshi. His attendance is behind.


Condition : Fair       Impression : Very Good
Good impression in colours and lines. The paper has been trimmed.