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Torii Kiyonaga,Japan,1752-1815
Ukiyo-e style portrait of three kabuki actors. The actor crouching and holding the axe has kumadori makeup on, often associated with aragoto (rough style) kabuki theater.
Woodblock with color on paper,Sight 14 1/2" x 9 3/4",Frame 21" x 17"
From the collection of a Greenville, Rhode Island gentleman.
Signed lower right.


Small tear in lower left corner, light toning, otherwise good condition, not inspected out of frame.

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Torii Kiyonaga Woodblock Print of Kabuki Actors

Estimate $200 - $300Aug 17
Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts