Beauty in a Heron Kimono

by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Current Status

Beauty in a Heron Kimono by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Original Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882) Japanese Woodblock Print
Beauty in a Heron Kimono

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 7/8" x 9"

Condition - Nice color and detail. Backed with paper. Creasing at sides.

Beauty in a Heron Kimono by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)
Beauty in a Heron Kimono by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Auction Rules and guidelines

This Auction Falls Under Our Standard Auction Rules and Guidelines

If you are a new bidder, please read the Rules and Guidelines page before bidding.