Iwayama no Ishibashi, 1939

by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875-1941)

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Iwayama no Ishibashi, 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875-1941)

Original Torii Kiyotada VII (1875-1941) Japanese Woodblock Print
Iwayama no Ishibashi, 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 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 details - Embossing on the white wig and kimono trim, gold mica on the face, and silver mica stripes on the yellow clouds on the kimono.

Artist - Torii Kiyotada VII (1875-1941)

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

Condition - Excellent color and detail. Horizontal centerfold, diagonal folds at top corners. A few creases.

Iwayama no Ishibashi, 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875-1941)
Iwayama no Ishibashi, 1939 by Torii Kiyotada VII (1875-1941)

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