Kunichika -- "Chobei"

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Title "Chobei"
Date 1898
Series "One Hundred Roles of Ichikawa Danjuro" ("Ichikawa Danjuro Engei Hyakuban")
Publisher Fukuda Kumajiro
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 1/2 x 12 7/8
Impression Very fine. Nicely done "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" "wave pattern" to background and exterior margins; visible woodgrain top; amazingly detailed carving.
Condition Good+. Good colors; full, original margins; unbacked. Lightly toned; light wear and soiling; some minor pigment transference right edge.
Reference/Illus Similiar images of same series in "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master."
Comments Bold, detailed image.
Item # CG-654
Price $225