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Unknown, Early Kabuki Woodblock Print

$111$90
Auction: Discovery - 3008T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Unknown, Early Kabuki Woodblock Print, Japan, depicting the female impersonator Nakamura Tomisaburo in a Kabuki role, illegible signature and seal, hosoban, 11 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $20-200

Staining, wear and creasing.


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Keywords

Japan, Japanese art, Kabuki, Kamigata, Printmaking, Ryūkōsai Jokei, Theatre in Japan, Torii school, Ukiyo-e, Woodblock printing in Japan