Artwork Details for Hasui, Kawase (1883-1957) "Volume 1 - The Actor Ichikawa Chusha"


Hasui, Kawase (1883-1957) - Volume 1 - The Actor Ichikawa Chusha - 第1巻 市川中車 (7代目)

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Volume 1 - The Actor Ichikawa Chusha - 第1巻 市川中車 (7代目)
by Hasui, Kawase (1883-1957) - 川瀬巴水

Artist:Hasui, Kawase (1883-1957) - 川瀬巴水
Title:Volume 1 - The Actor Ichikawa Chusha - 第1巻 市川中車 (7代目)
Series:Entertainment Photos - 演芸写真
Date:1927 December (this artwork: First edition)
Publisher:Taisho News Agency - 大正通信社
Medium:Machine Printing - 印刷
Format:Aiban - 合判, 30.5 x 22cm (sheet size)
Condition:Very good. No tears. A little age toning and soiling. Kuchi-e: Good. A tear from the bottom margin that enters the image area. A little age toning and soiling.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:14150-Kawase_Hasui
Notes:Rarely seen Kabuki magazine "Entertainment Photos" (previously "Entertainment Photo Book"). The magazine cover is a Kabuki actor print designed by Kawase Hasui, while internally the magazines also contain a lovely Kabuki actor kuchi-e, also by Toyokuni. The printing technique is probably a hybrid lithograph/offset (common in the Taisho-era). Along with the Hasui scene, the magazine contains numerous high-quality images of Kabuki actors, Kabuki theatres, etc., as well as Kabuki-related articles.

This magazine is in good condition for its age, having been contained in and protected by a hard cover magazine folder. Surviving prints from this series are extremely rare. Some examples of this magazine are contained in the recently published reference "Kawase Hasui - 130th Anniversary Exhibition Catalogue".

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