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34. Toyohara KUNICHIKA 1835-1900

From the series Mitate Benkei Moyo (Benkei Fashios Parodied), the actor Onoe Kikugoro V, posed infront of a chequered textlie pattern often worn by Benkei, the loyal retainer of Minamoto Yoshitsune, a 12thC war lord.

Published by Kagiya Seijiro in 1872


colour woodblock print
(h)35 cm (w)23 cm






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