Katsukawa Shunchō - Ehon Sakaegusa (Theatre Life: A Picture-book of the Flowers of Prosperity) - 1917

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Katsukawa Shunchō - Ehon Sakaegusa (Theatre Life: A Picture-book of the Flowers of Prosperity) - 1917
Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 1 - Book

Title: Ehon Sakaegusa 戯場風俗) 絵本三家栄種 (Theatre Life: A Picture-book of the Flowers of Prosperity)
Artist: Katsukawa Shunchō
Date: 1917

An important book illustrating customs of the Kabuki theatre: the Nakamura theatre at opening-of-the-season, actors waiting in the wings with musicians, actors in their dressing rooms.

In good condition. Colour woodblock prints that are very beautiful.

Katsukawa Shunsho was the founder of the Katsukawa printmaking school. He specialized in kabuki actor portraits. His great merit was to portray the actors as individuals in a way that they could be recognized by the viewer.

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Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Katsukawa Shunchō
Book Title
Ehon Sakaegusa (Theatre Life: A Picture-book of the Flowers of Prosperity)
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1917
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Japanese
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
18
Dimensions
30×21 cm
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