Singing and Dancing in the Modern Style, 1878

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Singing and Dancing in the Modern Style, 1878 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Singing and Dancing in the Modern Style, 1878

Comments - Handsome triptych depicting a pair of shirabyoshi dancers performing before the ladies of the Imperial Court. The women move gracefully across a stage in the foreground, with musicians at left and two dancers in butterfly costumes waiting at the side. Wonderful detail in the elegant interior setting and clothing, including accents of metallic pigment that have oxidized to a darker tone.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Image Size - 14" x 28"

Condition - Excellent color and nice detail. Backed with paper. Vertical folds between panels, a few small repairs, folds at corners.

Singing and Dancing in the Modern Style, 1878 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Singing and Dancing in the Modern Style, 1878 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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