BINNIE -- "Shibaraku"

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Ichikawa Danjuro in 'Shibaraku'" ("Ichikawa Danjuro Shibaraku")
Date March 1996, Limited Edition #47/100, pencil-signed.
Series "Kabuki" Series: "Kanteiryu Series"
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer (Paul Binnie)
Image Size 10 1/8 x 15 ("dai-oban")
Impression Fine. Extensive burnishing to all black areas; skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to face and background.
Condition Pristine.
Reference/Illus John Fiorillo's website.
Comments A bold portrait of the contemporary "kabuki" actor, Ichikawa Danjuro, in the play "Shibaraku." 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-05 Sold/RH)
Price $495