Woodblock print by Toyokuni 111 ( 1786-1864)
A kite decorated with a design of an actor performing the New Year's dance "Sanbasho".
Signature: Toyokuni ga
Printed date: 1860
Size: O-ban, 24.5 cm X 35.2 cm
Publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi (Kinshodo)
Carver: Yokokawa Chotake
Condition: Very good impression and colors, a small red stain from printing, slightly soiled, very slightly trimmed and a few thin album backing paper remained.
Note: Blackburn Art Gallery, U.K. produced a post card of same image from their Lewis Collection of Japanese Prints (LC 919).