Paul Binnie Kabuki Portraits-Nakamura Jakuemon as the Wisteria Maide

Paul Binnie, Scottish, b. 1967

Large-head Kabuki Portraits: Nakamura Jakuemon as the Wisteria Maide
(Kabuki okubi-e: Nakuamura Jakuemon- Fuji Musume)

with gold metallic printing on the yellow of the umbrella, the outlines of the leaves on the robe and the leaf pattern on the red lacquer comb, and fine silver mica on the entire purple background; signed at upper right, Binnie, with artist's circular kanji seal Bin-ni, the print title along the right margin, Fuji Musume- Nakamura Jakuemon, numbered in pencil at lower right, 40/100, with date seal Heisei hachi-nen (Heisei 8 [1996]), and signed in pencil on the bottom margin, Paul Binnie, released ca. February-March 1997

dai oban tate-e 17 by 11 3/4 in., 43.1 by 30 cm

Paul Binnie: A Dialogue with the Past - The First 100 Japanese Prints, 2007, p. 84, no. 42



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