Kunisada (Okubi-e)
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Actor Portrait


Artist: Kunisada (Okubi-e)
Date: 1860
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (9.5ins by 14.25 ins approx.)
Description: The actor Nakamura Fukusuke in the role of Iinuma Katsugoro. Signed 'Yoshitora' who co-designed the series.
Series: Actor Portraits Past and Present
Publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi
Condition: Some trimming to margins, principally to base. 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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