KŌSETSU  (active 1823-4). Oimatsu. (Sold)

KŌSETSU (active 1823-4). Oimatsu. (Sold)

Artist: Kōsetsu (attivo 1823-4 circa)
Subject: Nō theatre actors in the play Oimatsu.
Title: Oimatsu (The aged pine)
Series: Ume bangumi
Signature: Kōsetsu
Date: 1823
Publisher: Privately published for the Yomogawa poets group.
Size: Surimono shikishiban, cm 21x18,2.
Medium: Woodblock color print with use of metallic pigments.
Literature: Another example is illustrated in John T. Carpenter (editor), Reading surimono. The Interplay of Text and Image in Japanese Prints, Leiden 2008, pag. 295, n. 178.
Conditions: Good impression, color and conditions
Item no: D 158
Status: Sold