Kabuki Portraits - Handsome scene from an untitled series by Yoshiiku of kabuki portraits depicting famous characters. These attractive designs are carefully drawn, with expressive faces, decorative borders or backgrounds, and lively color. Many feature deluxe embellishments, such as embossing, burnishing, or a dusting of mica. The horizontal chuban format is unusual for kabuki prints. A great choice for a kabuki enthusiast.
Special detail - Delicate cloth embossing on the hat and robe of the character at right, embossed pattern on the background.
Artist - Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)
Image Size - 7 5/8" x 9 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Vertical centerfold. Slight toning, soiling, and creasing. Please see photos for details.
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