Kunichika -- "Samurai"

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Title "Samurai" (given name)
Date 1895
Series "The Famous Tale of the Loyal Retainers" ("Gishi Meimeiden")
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 3/4 x 13 1/2
Impression Fine. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to face and paper lantern; highly detailed carving.
Condition Good+. Strong colors; very clean, full, original margins; unbacked. Has 1/2 inch professional repair to green garment (otherwise flawless).
Reference/Illus Actor shown is Ichikawa Danjuro. Similiar images in "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master."
Comments Bold, detailed image.
Item # CG-655
Price $185 (Sold/JP)