Toyohara Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Love Potion

Medium: Color woodblock. One panel of a triptych

Year: Likely from 1887. Meji period

Size: Oban

Description: The young Yushide (夕秀), priestess of the Ise Shrine (伊勢神宮), in the dramatic moments preceding her suicide by means of the sacred arrow that she carries in her hair. Behind her is the father Shindozaemon (新洞左衛門)

Condition: Backed. Roles: Onnasuke and Hasidate. Actors: Kataoka Gado and Iwau Matsunosuke IV

Stock Number: 51345

Price: $170.00