Title: "The ghost hunter" A fine snow diptych showing actors in their roles as ghost and ghost hunter.
Artist:
Kunisada Utagawa (Toyokuni III) (1786 - 1864)
Publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi
Date: c 1850
Size: Each sheet approx 35,5cm x 25cm. Format: 3 oban triptych
Impression: Fine, as always with this publisher, which seems to have been the 'Rolls Royce' of late Edo period printers. Hand-applied gofun for the snowflakes, now partially oxidised, with extensive gauffrage.
Colors: Very fine
Condition: A little trimmed. Retains Japanese album backing paper. Minor marks and flaws. Generally very good state.
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