Original Konobu (1914 - 1999) Japanese Woodblock Print
Bunraku Puppet Stage Setting
Bunraku Stage Settings - Handsome design from a bunraku puppet series by Konobu Hasegawa. These prints focus on the elaborate stage backgrounds and settings within the puppet theater. The bunraku puppet theater is a traditional Japanese art form that dates back hundreds of years, and is enjoying a revival today. These sophisticated puppets can be several feet high, and are highly articulated to move realistically. Konobu's colorful depictions capture the elaborate stage settings for these lifelike figures. From blossoming cherry groves to palaces and teahouses, these wonderful designs encompass the world of bunraku theater. A great choice for collectors interested in bunraku puppet theater.
Artist - Konobu (1914 - 1999) Image Size - 10" x 14 1/4" + margins as shown Condition - With excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning, small mark. Please see photos for details. Good overall.