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HOKUEI Shunbaisai

FICHE 17190

(Active from 1824 at 1837)

Nakamura Tomijûrô II as Kinshôjo

Woodblock print

1833

Impression on Japan paper, signed Shunkôsai Hokuei ga, published by Shôhonya Seishichi. 

The play is called The Battles of Coxinga (Kokusen'ya Kassen) and it tells the story of Kokusenya. The main character is inspired by the chinese general Koxinga.

Sheet: obân, right part of a triptych (380 x 270 mm)

Condition: worm holes in the lower part.

350 €