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 untitled 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 detail - Embossing on the striped kimono, burnishing on the black cap, wood grain impression on the background.
Artist - Torii Kiyotada VII (1875 - 1941)
Image Size - Page size 17 1/2" x 11 1/4"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Some prints have a couple creases or spots. Please see photos for details.
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