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Raising a banner (untitled)

Igawa Sengai (1876-1961)

 Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Raising a banner (untitled)

by Igawa Sengai, undated

Ichikawa Sanshō in the role of Soga Gorō in the Play Uirō from the series Collection of Creative Print Portraits by Shunsen

IHL Cat. #1586

About This Print

Likely an illustration for a book, a rough looking man appears to be raising a banner on tall tree. 

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #1586
 Title/Description Raising a banner (untitled)
 Catalogue Raisonné 
 Igawa Sengai (1876-1961)
洗厓 sengai
 Seal unread seal of the artist
 Date not dated (c. 1930s?)
 Publisher unknown
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - some soiling; paper wrinkling
 Genre ehon [book illustration]
 Format ōban
 H x W Paper 12 7/8 x 8 13/16 in. (32.7 x 22.4 cm)
 H x W Image 11 3/4 x 8 1/16 in. (29.8 x 20 cm)
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