Re: identify a hand colored print of a w


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Posted by Guy Pepermans (81.83.113.21) on July 26, 2014 at 22:38:26:

In Reply to: identify a hand colored print of a woman posted by April Vollmer on July 26, 2014 at 00:03:31:

The artist is Okumura Masanobu depicting a kabuki actor in a female role (onnagata), early 1720's (look for the actor's crest on the kimono). My guess is that your print must be a 1930's handcolored facsimile of an original 'urushi-e'. If original, it's worth a fortune.

Guy


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