Kunisada (Rien Kyokaku-den)
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Nakamura Shikan


Artist: Kunisada (Rien Kyokaku-den)
Date: August 1863
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (14.5 by 9.75 ins)
Description: Nakamura Shikan in the role of Nuregami no Chogoro.
Series: Story of a chivalrous man in the theatrical world (Rien Kyokaku-den)
Condition: 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. Price on application.
Price: £500    ORDER

 

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