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Yoshiiku@Mirror of Photographs of Actors, Onoe Kikugorō X as Nikki Danjō

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Item No A1-94-465
Title Mirror of Photographs of Actors, Onoe Kikugorō X as Nikki Danjō
Artist Yoshiiku
Date 1870
Condition Foxing,Rubbing
Size 22.5~35.5cm
Price $567.06
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Yoshiiku
1833-1904
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Ikkeisai, Keisai, Asaakero, and others as Betsugo. As a pupil of Kuniyoshi , he began to produce the multi-color print in the early Ansei Period (1854-1859), particularly handled the actor painting and beauty. Also, he took in the element of the western -style shadow picture to produce his warrior painting, historical painting, gossip painting, and so on. In the Meiji Period, he became an expert of the illustration for the multi-color newspaper, working for a few newspaper companies.