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