An Actor's Image in a Sake Cup

Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper | 39.4 x 27.3cm | c. 1825

Utagawa Toyoshige

Toyoshige, also known as Toyokuni II, was a pupil and son-in-law of Utagawa Toyokuni (1769–1825). Since Toyoshige closely followed Toyokuni's late style, his works are often misidentified as his teacher's. A large red-lacquer sake cup at the upper ri...
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