Ja Yanagi (The Snake Willow), 1916

by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

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Ja Yanagi (The Snake Willow), 1916 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

Original Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941) Japanese Woodblock Print
Ja Yanagi (The Snake Willow), 1916

Series; The Eighteen Kabuki Plays, 1916

The Eighteen Kabuki Plays - Terrific image from Torii Kiyotada's great series "The Eighteen Kabuki Plays" (Kabuki juhachiban) dating to 1916. This handsome series depicts characters from the eighteen kabuki plays made famous by the Ichikawa Danjuro line of actors. These attractive designs feature expressive portraits framed by the three nested rice measures crest of the line. A rarely seen, early shin-hanga actor series, and a fine choice for a collector interested in classic kabuki subjects.

The Eighteen Kabuki Plays - Terrific image from Torii Kiyotada's great series "The Eighteen Kabuki Plays" (Kabuki juhachiban) dating to 1916. This handsome series depicts characters from the eighteen kabuki plays made famous by the Ichikawa Danjuro line of actors. These attractive designs feature expressive portraits framed by the three nested rice measures crest of the line. A rarely seen, early shin-hanga actor series, and a fine choice for a collector interested in classic kabuki subjects.

Artist - Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

Image Size - 10" x 7 1/8"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Stitching holes at side, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, sight creasing at edges. Please see photos for details.

Ja Yanagi (The Snake Willow), 1916 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)
Ja Yanagi (The Snake Willow), 1916 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)

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