Classic Fuji Arts | Switch to the New Fuji Arts Site!

Fuji Arts Japanese Prints
 Advanced Search
 Contact Us Help Register Login 
 
 
Home Meet Fuji Arts Tour Our Office Contact Us
Shop Fixed Price Shop Standard Auctions
Bando Hikosaburo V as Yaegiri by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Item Number: 846978

Mail this auction to a friend You must be signed in to add items to your watchlist
Item Type: Fixed Price Item
Item Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 846978
Price: $160.00
   


Bando Hikosaburo V as Yaegiri by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Bando Hikosaburo V as Yaegiri
Series; Twenty-four Favorites of Enlightenment, 1877

Twenty-four Favorites of Enlightenment - Handsome design from a rarely seen Kunichika series pairing kabuki portraits with small scenes extolling modern inventions or modernized activities from the Meiji era, the "Enlightenment" of the title. These examples include rickshaws, streetlights, telegraph lines, steamships, and horse-drawn carriages. The figures are beautifully drawn and detailed with lively color, set off by a deep red background framed by a yellow border featuring confetti-like shapes. Some images includes deluxe publishing techniques such as burnishing and embossing. The series title is sometimes translated as "Twenty-four Favorites of New Civilization" or "Twenty-four Favorites of the Meiji Restoration." An interesting and unusual series.

Special detail - Burnishing on the black obi and the black areas of the kimono, embossing on the white hat.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9 3/8"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. A few prints have slight soiling. Please see photos for details. Generally in nice condition overall.


Bando Hikosaburo V as Yaegiri by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Bando Hikosaburo V as Yaegiri by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

shipping info  |  privacy policy  |  help  |  contact
 
320 S. Main St., Suite B
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.994.3335
classic.fujiarts.com
© 2016 Fuji Arts. All Rights Reserved