Title Page for One Hundred Roles of Baiko

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Title Page for One Hundred Roles of Baiko by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Title Page for One Hundred Roles of Baiko

Series; One Hundred Roles of Baiko

One Hundred Roles of Baiko - In 1893, Kunichika was commissioned to create the series "One Hundred Roles of Baiko," chronicling the diverse characters played by the famous actor Onoe Kikugoro V, whose pen name was "Baiko." These fantastic prints feature a large portrait of Kikugoro V in one of his major roles, along with a small scene showing a supporting actor from the same play. These exquisite images were printed to the highest standards, using expensive techniques and materials such as burnishing, embossing, and mica. Beautifully drawn and composed, each print demonstrates Kunichika's skill in creating expressive characters, bringing each role to life on the page. A great choice for a kabuki enthusiast or Kunichika collector.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 12 1/2" x 8 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with nice color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Vertical fold at side, Crease at edge. Please see photos for details.

Title Page for One Hundred Roles of Baiko by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Title Page for One Hundred Roles of Baiko by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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