Shunko (1743 - 1812) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Osome
Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi woodblocks were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. This print is sealed with the Adachi seal in ink.
Comments - Famous kabuki portrait of Ichikawa Monnosuke II as the young beauty Osome in formal kimono holding a folding fan. A nice reprint with attractive color.
Artist - Shunko (1743 - 1812) Image Size - 14 5/8" x 10 1/8" + margins as shown Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.