Shakkyo: Red Lion Dancer

by Inoue (Terada) Akitoyo (active circa 1950s)

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Shakkyo: Red Lion Dancer by Inoue (Terada) Akitoyo (active circa 1950s)

Original Inoue (Terada) Akitoyo (active circa 1950s) Japanese Woodblock Print
Shakkyo: Red Lion Dancer

Comments - Artist Akitoyo Terada was known for his Noh theater woodblocks published by Uchida in the 1950s. His figures are expressively rendered with delicate detail in the masks and sumptuous, beautifully colored costumes. This dramatic image of a red lion dancer from the play "Shakkyo" features beautiful gold mica detail on the pants and mask to create a striking image. A nice subject for collector interested in Noh theater.

Artist - Inoue (Terada) Akitoyo (active circa 1950s)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 9 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three pinholes at top edge. Slight paper remnants and ink bleeding, a few creases at edge. Please see photos for details.

Shakkyo: Red Lion Dancer by Inoue (Terada) Akitoyo (active circa 1950s)
Shakkyo: Red Lion Dancer by Inoue (Terada) Akitoyo (active circa 1950s)

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