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Kawarazaki Gonjuro I


Artist: Kunisada (Okubi-e)
Date: April 1860
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (14.5 by 9.75 ins)
Description: Kawarazaki Gonjuro I in the role of Sansuke Kogoro.
Series: Famous Actors in Role
Publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi
Condition: Very slight trimming to upper margin, otherwise pristine.
Impression: Fine, with strong visible wood-grain
Notes: From the 'de-luxe' first state printing. For this series, the publisher used the finest materials, thick hosho paper and specially mixed inks. The printing quality is extraordinary and incorporates raised printing, burnishing, metallic embellishment, mica and gofun. The effect is quite breathtaking and imparts an almost three-dimensional quality to the images. Price on application.
Price: (SOLD)

 

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