Remake of the Noh play by Utagawa,Kunisada Car Bumper Sticker
Remake of the Noh play about the swordmaker Sanjo Kokaji By Utagawa, Kunisada. Sanjo Kokaji no manebigoto zu Print shows three actors as warrior metalworkers hammering a sword.
Utagawa Kunisada (known as Utagawa Tokokuni III later in his career) (1786 - 1865) was in his own time was the most popular and successful woodblock print designer in Japan, ahead of Kuniyoshi and Hiroshige. His stock declined after he died, and has never recovered to the same levels, although he is still recognized as master of the woodblock print, just not a great one, and is now recovering in esteem somewhat.