Palace Guard

by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

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Palace Guard  by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Original Kunisada III (1848 - 1920) Japanese Woodblock Print
Palace Guard

Series; New Play at the Shintomi Theater

New Play Kabuki Portraits - Handsome design from a group of kabuki portraits by Kunisada III depicting actors in new plays at various theaters in Tokyo, including the Meiji, Shintomi, and Ichimura theaters. These bold, chuban format images feature detailed, half-length portraits of kabuki actors, sensitively drawn, with expressive faces capturing a range of emotions. The figures are attractively colored, and set off by solid-colored backgrounds. A few include deluxe publishing techniques such as embossing. A nice opportunity to acquire a fine Meiji era actor portrait.

Artist - Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Image Size - 8" x 5 5/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Some prints have slight toning or a few creases or stains. Please see photos for details.

Palace Guard  by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)
Palace Guard  by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

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