BINNIE -- "Sagi Musume"

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Bando Tamasaburo in 'Sagi Musume'" ("Bando Tamasaburo no 'Sagi Musume'")
Date July 1997, Limited Edition #14/100 (in Japanese, pink 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 14 7/8 ("dai-oban")
Impression Fine. Extensive silver metallic pigments to costume; "bokashi" shading to face and background; "gauffraged" symbol to sholder; a light dusting of "mica" to hair.
Condition Pristine.
Reference/Illus John Fiorillo's website.
Comments A fascinating portrait of the contemporary "kabuki" actor, Bando Tamasaburo, in the play "Sagi Musume." 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-07 Sold/EB)
Price $495