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Katsukawa Shunshō :: The Straw Cape

Title:  The Straw Cape

Artist:  Katsukawa Shunshō

Size:  11.25" x 5.5"

Description:  The actor Ichikawa Danjuro in Kumadori make up, in the act of drawing his sword, disguised in a peasants straw cape. This important design is probably for the role of Kagekiyo in the play Okazari Kotobuki. Soga performed in the Kiri za in 1786. A fabulously dynamic Shunsho in remarkable condition.
Fine fresh colors. Slightly trimmed at base. Signs of a previous mat on verso. A small thinned spot, top left corner. Minor marks and flaws. A fine state of preservation.
A fine impression with extensive use of gauffrage.

Our Price:  $3,300.00

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