Kunisada (Rien Kyokaku-den)
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Iwai Hanshiro VII

Artist: Kunisada (Rien Kyokaku-den)
Date: 1863
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (14.5 by 9.75 ins)
Description: Iwai Hanshiro VII in the role of Miura-ya Agemaki.
Series: Story of a chivalrous man in the theatrical world (Rien Kyokaku-den)
Condition: Very slight trimming to lower margin, otherwise pristine.
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: £400    ORDER


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