Kinoshita HIRONOBU I (Active c1851-1870)


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A large head oban print of the actor Otani Tomomatsu I as Yaegaki hime from a rare set: Zen (?) kurabe nishiki utsushie, ‘A Comparison of Virtuous Pictures.’ Published c1859. This is the first deluxe edition with extensive burnishing, gold and silver. The set was reissued without these embellishments.

Very fine impression and colour. Some soil, offsetting and slight trimming. Signed Hironobu ga.

Status: Sold

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