Classic Fuji Arts | Switch to the New Fuji Arts Site!

Fuji Arts Japanese Prints
 Advanced Search
 Contact Us Help Register Login 
 
 
Home Meet Fuji Arts Tour Our Office Contact Us
Shop Fixed Price Shop Standard Auctions
Magician Jiraiya and Senso Dojin, 1881 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Item Number: 885947

Mail this auction to a friend You must be signed in to add items to your watchlist
Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 885947
 
Item Closed


Magician Jiraiya and Senso Dojin, 1881 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Magician Jiraiya and Senso Dojin, 1881

Comments - Great kabuki scene from the play "Jiraiya Goketsu Monogatari" of the young thief and magician, Jiraiya, reading a long message held up by the elderly hermit Senso Dojin. The young man frowns angrily as he looks up at Dojin. the old man holding up one end of the paper. He looks up as a bird flies across the night sky above a waterfall, his long white hair and beard falling over his shoulders and chest, dressed in a garment made of leaves. A separate scene at left shows a beauty with a book in her hand smiling sweetly down at a young girl at her side. A striking design, beautifully detailed with a burnished check pattern on Jiraiya's black kimono and embossing on Dojin's hair and beard.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 28 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. A few holes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.


Magician Jiraiya and Senso Dojin, 1881 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Magician Jiraiya and Senso Dojin, 1881 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Auction Rules and Guidelines
This Auction Falls Under Our Standard Auction Rules and Guidelines
If you are a new bidder, please read the Rules and Guidelines page before bidding.
shipping info  |  privacy policy  |  help  |  contact
 
320 S. Main St., Suite B
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.994.3335
classic.fujiarts.com
© 2016 Fuji Arts. All Rights Reserved