Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Karikaya Doshin and Ichikawa Ringo I as Ishidomaru, 1881

by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

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Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Karikaya Doshin and Ichikawa Ringo I as Ishidomaru, 1881 by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Original Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882) Japanese Woodblock Print
Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Karikaya Doshin and Ichikawa Ringo I as Ishidomaru, 1881

Series; Thirty-six Selected Actors and Storytellers, 1881

Thirty-six Selected Actors and Storytellers - Terrific kabuki print from a series featuring lively portraits of actors in character. These expressive figures are captured in quiet moments or in actions scenes, and rendered in vibrant color. Many images feature deluxe treatments such as embossing. The background is diagonally divided with a red tie-dyed textile pattern at the top and plants and trees in gray silhouette against a white ground below, adding graphic interest. A nice bold design from a rarely seen artist.

Artist - Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Image Size - 13 1/2" x 9 1/4"

Condition - Nice color and detail. Backed with paper. A few small repairs.

Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Karikaya Doshin and Ichikawa Ringo I as Ishidomaru, 1881 by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)
Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Karikaya Doshin and Ichikawa Ringo I as Ishidomaru, 1881 by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

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