BINNIE -- "Gohiiki Kanjincho"

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Ichikawa Danshiro in 'Gohiiki Kanjincho'" ("Ichikawa Danshiro Gohiiki Kanjincho")
Date June 1996, Limited Edition #26/100, pencil-signed.
Series "Kabuki" Series: "Kanteiryu Series"
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer (Paul Binnie)
Image Size 10 1/4 x 15 1/8 ("dai-oban")
Impression Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to face and background; highly detailed carving to many individual hairlines; traces of "mica" onto black.
Condition Pristine.
Reference/Illus John Fiorillo's website.
Comments A striking portrait of the contemporary "kabuki" actor, Ichikawa Danshiro, in the play "Gohiiki Kanjincho." See John Fiorillo's webpage on "Paul Binnie" to learn more about this very talented, Japanese-trained woodblock artist/printmaker.
Item # Available by Request, Inquire; (PB-04 Sold)
Price $495