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Ichimura Kakitsu IV

Artist: Kunisada (Magicians)
Date: May 1863
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (14.5 by 9.75 ins)
Description: From the series, Toyokuni kigo kijutsu kurabe. The actor Ichimura Kakitsu IV in role.
Series: A Contest of Magic Scenes
Publisher: Hiranoya Shinzo
Condition: Slight trimming, 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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