Artist: Toshusai Sharaku
Title: Two Samurai - kabuki
Date: Originally ca. 1794-95, this one was re-carved probably in mid 20th C.
Details & Prices: Toshusai Sharaku: Two Samurai - kabuki - Artelino
Kabuki actors, Ichikawa Omezo is in the role of sumo wrestler Kaminari Tsurunosuke (right) and Ohtani Oniji plays Ukiyo Tsuchihei in the play, "Nihonmatsu Michinoku Sodachi". The interesting contrasts between the front and the back poses; and the handsome Omezo and the fierce-looking Oniji.