Onoe Kikugorô V as the Hag of Adachi
Date: 1890
Half-length actor portrait of Onoe Kikugorô V as the Hag of Adachi Moor from the kabuki play “The Lonely House”. The poem reads: ‘Through the yûgao vines, a high wind moans at the eaves’. Onoe Kikugorô was a close friend of Yoshitoshi. These late kabuki triptychs are considered some of Yoshitoshi’s most powerful designs. Provenance: Toshikata.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Size: oban triptych
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Seals of Toshikata each page.
Sealed: Taiso; Block cutter is Hori Yû
Inventory Number: YOT556