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   250 Years of Japanese Prints and Illustrated Books

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Utagawa KUNISADA (1786 - 1864)

Jiraiya and a Giant Eagle.

From the play, Jiraiya goketsu, Ichikawa Danjuro VIII in the role of Jiraiya who has drawn his sword and threatens the man at lower left. Jiraiya wears a powerful stage costume shaped like a giant eagle.

published by Yamamotoya Heikichi 7th month 1852      


from the estate of Maloclm Forrest, UK











original woodblock diptych print , 37 x 52 cm










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