Toyohara Kunichika


Stories of the True Loyalty of Faithful Samurai: Actor Ichimura Kakitsu IV as Hayano Kanpei Yoshitoshi
(Seichu gishi den: Ichimura Kakitsu, Hayano Kanpei Yoshitoshi)

signed Kunichika hitsu with artist's Toshidama seal, combined censor and date seal Tora-shichi, aratame (year of the Tiger [1866], 7th lunar month, examined), carver's seal Hori Ei (Watanabe Eizo), and publisher's seal Bakuro Yon, Kiya han of Kiya Sojiro of Kobokudo

oban tate-e 14 1/8 by 9 7/8 in., 35.8 by 25 cm

The actor Ichimura Kakitsu IV (Onoe Kikugoro V, 1844-1903) is in the role of Hayano Kanpei Yoshitoshi.

price: $250


Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays by appointment only

Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
to schedule a visit between 11am and 4pm preferably for no more than two individuals at a time.
Visitors are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing at their discretion.

site last updated
March 21, 2023

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475