BINNIE -- "Agemaki"

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Nakamura Utaemon in 'Agemaki'" ("Nakamura Utaemon no 'Agemaki'")
Date May 1997, Limited Edition #22/100 (in Japanese, yellow cartouche), pencil-signed.
Series "Kabuki" Series: "Heisei Yakusha O-Kagami Series" ("A Great Mirror of the Actors of the Heisei Period")
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer (Paul Binnie)
Image Size 10 1/8 x 15 ("dai-oban")
Impression Fine. Extensive gold metallic pigments to kimono; "bokashi" shading to face and background; "gauffraged" edges to folded fan; sumptuous pink AND whitish "mica" background.
Condition Pristine.
Reference/Illus John Fiorillo's website.
Comments A beautiful portrait of the contemporary "kabuki" actor, Nakamura Utaemon, in the play "Agemaki." 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-06 Sold)
Price $525