BINNIE -- "Fuji Musume (Wisteria)" + "ORIGINAL sketch"

(2-Print Set)

(Click HERE for LARGER PAIR image)
(Click HERE for SKETCH image)
(Click HERE for SKETCH2 image)
(Click HERE for PRINT image)
Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Fuji Musume (Wisteria)" and "ORIGINAL pencil sketch"
(2-Print Set)
("Fuji Musume Nakamura Jakuemon")
Date February 1997,
Limited Edition #28/100,
"ORIGINAL pencil sketch"
BOTH pencil-signed.
Series "Kabuki" Series: "Kanteiryu Series"
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer (Paul Binnie)
Image Size Each 10 1/8 x 15 ("dai-oban"), plus margins
Impression Very Fine. Extensive gold metallic pigments to kimono and hair ornaments; "bokashi" shading to face; sumptuous purple and gold "mica" background.
Condition Excellent/Nearly Excellent (centerfold to sketch).
Reference/Illus John Fiorillo's website.
Comments An EXCLUSIVE Ukiyoe-Gallery offering: A beautiful portrait of the contemporary "kabuki" actor, Nakamura Jakuemon, in the play "Fuji Musume," PLUS Binnie's ORIGINAL "sketch" of same image. See John Fiorillo's webpage on "Paul Binnie" to learn more about this talented, Japanese-trained woodblock artist/printmaker.
Item # MM-47
Price $950 (Sold/DK)
(Both "dai-oban" prints)