Kunisada (Magicians)
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Title Sheet

Artist: Kunisada (Magicians)
Date: 1864
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (14.5 by 9.75 ins)
Description: The title sheet to the series, Toyokuni kigo kijutsu kurabe, designed by Yoshitora who collaborated on the series.
Series: A Contest of Magic Scenes
Publisher: Hiranoya Shinzo
Condition: Fine. 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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