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Original woodblock print by Toyosai

Original woodblock print by Toyosai

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1910: Item # 605725

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Shini-e (memorial portrait) of the Kabuki actor Kikugoro, issued 1903

The actor died at age 60. He is shown holding a Buddhist sutra and his “death poem” in is cursive script above his head.

Signed Utagawa Toyosai, dated: 1903, fine impression and color, left margin slightly trimmed, small brown spot above sutra page, original paper backing possibly from time of issue.

Oban tate-e: 9 ½ x 14 in.