Kunichika -- "Ichikawa Danjuro IX"

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Title "Ichikawa Danjuro IX"
Date 1898
Series "One Hundred Roles of Ichikawa Danjuro" ("Ichikawa Danjuro Engei Hyakuban")
Publisher Fukuda Kumajiro
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 1/4 x 12 7/8
Impression Very fine. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to face and background; blue "mica" upper; widespread silver metallic pigments to body-armor; "gauffraged" (embossed) border all sides; and amazingly detailed carving.
Condition Very good. Excellent colors; full size with large margins; unbacked. Minor marks and flaws.
Reference/Illus Similiar images of same series in "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master."
Comments One of the finest designs of the set.
Item # CG-668
Price $295 (Sold)