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Shunbaisai Hokuei :: Actors with Lantern

Title:  Actors with Lantern

Artist:  Shunbaisai Hokuei

Size:  14 1/4" x 10" each

Description:  From the play Honobonoto Ura no Asagiri the actors Iwai Shijaku I as Osuma no Kata and Bando Jutaro as Sesaya Hanbei. One of Hokuei's most elegant diptych designs, this contrasts a black background and eerie landscape with a dense heavily printed figures. See Schwaab - Osaka Prints.

Cir 9/1832

Fine colors. Slightly trimmed at base. An album crease along right edge of left sheet. Slightly rubbed and soiled. Minor marks and flaws. Generally good state of preservation.

Fine impression with use of silver and gold pigments. Poem in sky printed in silver.

Our Price:  $2,250.00

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