Kunisada (Okubi-e)
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An Actor in Role

Artist: Kunisada (Okubi-e)
Date: September 1863
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (14.5 by 9.75 ins)
Description: The actor Ichikawa Kuzo III in the role of Kaji Dankuro from the play Shin Usuyuki hime monogotari
Series: Famous Actors in Role
Publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi
Condition: Very slight trimming to upper margin, otherwise pristine. Retains Japanese album backing.
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: (SOLD)


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