Title: Early Osaka Portrait
Size: 15" x 10"
Description: Pupil of Shunk˘sai Hokushű; other biographical details unknown. Should not be confused with another artist signing "Shunky˘," active at the same time in Osaka, who used a different second character in his name.
Seated on the edge of a stage, against a yellow ground the actor Arashi Kichisaburo II in character as Oda Harutaka, in the play Hiragadake Yukimi no Jindate, performed at the Kado Theatre. A very rare artist and print.
Published by Shiocho circa 1814
Fine impression. Full size. An album fold along the left edge. A few stains bottom right corner. Minor wormage. Minor stains, marks and flaws. Fairly good state.
Our Price: $1,300.00