Utagawa (Toyokuni III) Kunisada
Japanese (1786-1864)
Ichikawa Danjuro VII, c.1815
Color woodblock
14×9 IN.

Signed on block lower left: "Kunisada ga"; inscribed on block upper right: "Ichikawa Danjuro". Kiwame censor seal lower right. Publisher's seal lower right: Ise-ya Rihei. A fine oban tate-e impression in fine condition aside from minor toning, fading, and creasing, with trimmed margins. Laid down with applied margins.
This print depicts the kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjuro VII playing a fox, possibly in the play "Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees."

$ 1,500