Utagawa (Toyokuni III) Kunisada
Japanese (1786-1864)
Genpei no Tomomori, 1856
Color woodblock
14×9 IN.

Signed on block right center: "Toyokuni ga". Aratame censor seal and date seal right center. Publisher's seal right center: Uoya Eikichi. A fine oban impression in fine condition with trimmed margins.
This print depicts characters from the kabuki play "Yoshitsune Senbou Zakura". The man depicted is Lord Taira no Tomomori of the Taira clan, disguised as Genpei. The woman in the inset is really Tenji no Tsubone in disguise.

$ 650