Toyohara Kunichika "Ichikawa Danjuro and Fudo Myoo"
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The famous actor Ichikawa Danjuro is shown hoisting a stone carving of Fudo Myoo in front of a waterfall. The diety Fudo Myoo is a protector of Buddhist law and always depicted wielding a sword to symbolize the battle against ignorance and a rope to corral those who are obstacles to enlightenment.
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.