Poet Bun'ya no Yasuhide
TOYOKUNI III / KUNISADA Utagawa (1786 - 1864)
Original japanese woodblock print
Poet Bun'ya no Yasuhide - From the Kabuki play "Rokkasen sugata no irodori"
Actor Nakamura Fukusuke I as Bun'ya no Yasuhide, one of six waka poets.
Published : circa 1854 (Kaei 7 - Ansei 1 - 4th month)
Publisher : Maru-ya Jimpachi
Signed : Toyokuni ga on a Toshidama cartouche
Seal : aratame
Seal : kiwame - 1854 - 4th Tiger month
Size : Oban (13 5/8 " x 9 7/16")
Condition : with excellent color and details. Stitching holes along right side from previous folio binding small holes, a few small holes, repaired, blends well. Slight soiling, slight rubbing. Please see photos.