Kunisada (Okubi-e)
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Actor Portrait

Artist: Kunisada (Okubi-e)
Date: 1862
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (9.5ins by 14.25 ins approx.)
Description: The actor Nakamura Shikan IV in the role of Fujiya Izaemon.
Series: Actor Portraits Past and Present
Publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi
Condition: Some trimming to margins, principally to left margin. Otherwise fine.
Impression: Fine.
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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