Actor Nakamura Shikan and his Wife by Yoshitoshi
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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Taiso) (1839-1892)
Woodblock Prints Title: The actor Nakamura Shikan and his wife, from the series Personalities of Recent Times.
1st Publication: 11/1886
Size: 9 3/8" x 14" (24 x 35.6 cm)
Date of this edition: 11/1886
Publisher: Yamato Shimbunsha
Condition: Restored tear in the upper section of the print. Backed on a thin edo era paper. Mild soiling, some stains, partially trimmed on the left margin affecting the seals. Excellent colors and impression, good to very good overall.
Notes: The series features illustrations of a wide variety of personalities from contemporary, and historical times. The portraits are considered exceptional in execution. These prints date from late in Yoshitoshi's career, at this time, Yoshitoshi was well established as a great artist, and his work was in high demand. Rare 1st Edition of this print.
Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.
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