Kunisada (Tosei mitate Sanjurokkasen)
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Bandō Hikosaburō V


Artist: Kunisada (Tosei mitate Sanjurokkasen)
Date: February 1862
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (14.5 by 9.75 ins)
Description: The actor Bandō Hikosaburō V as Mashiba Hisakichi.
Series: The Modern Comparison of the 36 Poets (Tosei mitate Sanjurokkasen)
Publisher: Hiranoya Shinzo
Condition: A minute worm-hole, very slight trimming to right 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
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