Lion Dancer, circa 1939

by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

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Lion Dancer, circa 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

Original Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941) Japanese Woodblock Print
Lion Dancer, circa 1939

Actor Portraits by Torii Kiyotada VII - Dramatic kabuki portrait by the renowned artist Torii Kiyotada VII. These lively, colorful images capture the mood and intensity of each actor in his role, from intimate and expressive close-ups to full figures in atmospheric settings. These terrific designs are beautifully drawn with a wide variety of line work, ranging from bold calligraphic strokes to delicate details. Each features a beautiful embossed white border, and many include additional deluxe embellishments such as burnishing and embossing. This untitled series is the last great work by Kiyotada VII before his death in 1941. A rare and desirable actor portrait by Kiyotada and a great choice for a collector interested in Japanese theater.

Artist - Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

Image Size - 16" x 10" + margins as shown

Condition - Excellent color and detail. A few creases at edges and small spots, light crease on background.

Lion Dancer, circa 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)
Lion Dancer, circa 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

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