Artist: Torii Kiyotada I
Title: Tsuchigumo - Earth Spider
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Friday, 29 April 2005 Title Tsuchigumo - Earth Spider Artist Kiyotada Torii 1875-1941 Signature Kiyotada hitsu (This Kiyotada might have been Kiyotada VIII (Torii Kotondo) instead of Kiyotada VII) Seal artist's seal Dated ca. 1950s Technique/Medium Woodblock print Impression excellent … decorative patterns embossed on the margins Colors excellent - very good Condition good … light paper toning, slight orange color stains in the middle, discolorations on the left margin, two creases on the left margin, a horizontal paper crack from middle right edge to 1/3 inch into the image. Description "Shinko Engeki Jushu no Uchi" (Ten Types of the New and the Old Theatrical Performance). Kabuki actor is in the role of the spirit of "Tsuchigumo" (earth spider). Format Dai-Oban Width 11.2 inches = 28.5 cm Height 17.5 inches = 44.5 cm