Kunichika Toyohara "Bando Hikosaburo as Suikoden"
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An actor is seen in a dramatic pose in front of a waterfall and shown wearing a tattoo covering to depict one of the 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden, one of China's greatest classical novels written in the 14th century, a story that is highly popular in Japan.
Format: Oban (approx. 9" x 14")
Condition: Fine color and condition
Frame Shown: 16" x 24" x 1/2", Classic Wood, Ebony
Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) was a prolific woodblock print artist whose works portraying kabuki plays and actors are noted for their use of rich, deep colors.