Significance of Red Faces in Ukiyo-e


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Posted by Ray Leak on August 04, 1998 at 17:21:49:

Is there a significance to representing actors with a
red face in Ukiyo-e prints. I am interested in a woodblock
by Kunichika that shows one of the actors with a red
skin tone. I thought there must be some symbolism here.
Ray Leak



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