Toyokuni I, Ichikawa Danjuro as a Flower Seller

Utagawa Toyokuni I (1769-1825) Ichikawa Danjuro as a Flower Seller, c.1810’s. Oban.

This is a rather beautiful theatre print from Toyokuni I, the father of the Tokugawa School and teacher of the best of the nineteenth century Japanese artists. It shows Ichikawa Danjuro as a flower seller from a kabuki drama. Delicately drawn and classically simple it is a lovely and subtle piece with beautiful coloration. The surface of the print is embossed.

Full size, very good colour and condition, fine impression.

38cm x 26cm.