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Kabuki Actor Print
by Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) - 鳥居言人
|Artist:||Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) - 鳥居言人|
|Title:||Kabuki Actor Print (1)|
|Date:||1950s (this artwork: First/Early edition)|
|Publisher:||Unknown - 不明|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Large Oban - 大大判, 11.5 x 17.5 inches (sheet size)|
|Condition:||Near pristine condition. Full margins. No tears, folds, foxing, or stains. Strong embossing to wig, clothes, and entire margin border. Excellent unfaded colour, strong impression and ink penetration into thick washi. Never been framed. Light crease lower right corner.|
|Notes:||This print has Kotondo's "Kiyotada" signature and seal within the upper left cartouche. Kotondo called himself Torii Kiyotada V (The eighth-- not fifth -- Torii master) in 1958 (according to his daughter), after the death of his adoptive father Kiyotada IV (The seventh Torii master). Kotondo's kabuki actor series display his continued attention to detailed printing and production quality.
(1) This artwork is either untitled or the title is unknown.
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