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Kunichika 開花人情鏡 浴場

Item No A1-95-164-02
Title 開花人情鏡 浴場
Artist Kunichika
Date 1878
Condition Very good
Size 25×36.5cm
Price $148.37

Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Kachoro, Ichiosai, Hoshunro, and others as Betsugo. After having learned from Toyohara Chikanobu and worked on the drawing applied on the battledore, he became a pupil of Toyokuni -III-(Kunisada)">Kunisada I (= Toyokuni III). Produced many actor portraits to show his outstanding talent. In his latest years, he left many actor portraits with seven-tenths of the full length of the figure respecting the traditional format, also he invented a layout positioning an actor with upper-half of the body on a triptych screen. His creation features are an elaborate depiction in the subject’s facial expression and taking a form of battledore.