Nagoya Sanza and Fuwa Banzaemon, circa 1939

by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

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Nagoya Sanza and Fuwa Banzaemon, circa 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

Original Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941) Japanese Woodblock Print
Nagoya Sanza and Fuwa Banzaemon, 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 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.

Special details - With beautiful bokashi shading in the background. A photocopy of an original set seal (as shown below) provided with this print attesting to the first edition status.

Artist - Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

Image Size - 16 1/8" x 10" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Excellent overall.

Nagoya Sanza and Fuwa Banzaemon, circa 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)
Nagoya Sanza and Fuwa Banzaemon, circa 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

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