Artwork Details for Yamaguchi Sohei (1882-1961) "Untitled actor print"


Yamaguchi Sohei (1882-1961) - Untitled actor print

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Untitled actor print
by Yamaguchi Sohei (1882-1961) - 山口

Artist:Yamaguchi Sohei (1882-1961) - 山口
Title:Untitled actor print (1)
Series:The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon - 大近松全集
Date:1923 (this item: First/Early edition)
Publisher:Privately published
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Large Oban - 大大判, 28.9 x 44.7cm (sheet size)
Condition:In very good condition overall as shown with excellent original color and detail. No holes, tears, repairs, damage or other issues to report. Beautiful old 1920's print and a good choice for the discerning collector.
Price:$155. December sale price: $131.75 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)
Artwork Code:9310-Yamaguchi_Sohei
Notes:This fantastic series of prints was published in 1923 and consists of 18 prints by different artists illustrating the works of the famous playwright Chikamatsu Manzaemon. Chimatsu is sometimes referred to as the Japanese Shakespeare and his works are considered literary treasures in Japan. This print is from a series of 18 prints hand-printed by Nishimura Kumakichi in 1923.

Notes: Illust: "The New Wave", pl. 138. Artist's seal at mid left. Block carver: Yamagishi Kazue. Printer: Nishimura Kumakichi.
(1) This artwork is either untitled or the title is unknown.
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