Tadamasa - Actor
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Ueno (Torii) Tadamasa (1904-1970)
Dramatic profile portrait of a Kabuki actor in the role of Kagekiyo. Okubi-e.
Series: Kabuki jûhachiban no uchi (18 Kabuki plays)
Woodcutter: Maeda Kentarô
Printer: Ono Hikojirô
Date: not dated, ca. 1952
Size: Oban, 38 x 24,8 cm
Very nice impression and colours, with glossy overprint and some mica in the background. A little bit creased especially at upper margin (partly due to the printing process), otherwise very good condition.
Compare about the series: Merritt/Yamada, p 262.