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Kogyo - 7 Noh Theatre Prints

Kogyo - 7 Noh Theatre Prints

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Kogyo Tsukioka was a woodblock print artist, who focused on the noh theatre. Kogyo was the son of an innkeeper in the Nihonbashi district. In 1884 Kogyo became a student of Yoshitoshi Tsukioka and then studied under printmaker Gekko Ogata. These 4 prints are from his 1936 series Nōga taikan (Encyclopedia of Noh Plays). In this beautiful series Kogyo departed from plain white backgrounds and designed richly colored, dynamic figures. Many prints are detailed with touches of metallic pigment, The prints include:Yorimasa”: The warrior Minamoto no Yorimasa's ghost tells the story of his last battle before disappearing, and “Tenko”.

Date: 1936

Size: 9.75" x 14" (7 prints)

Publisher: Seibi Shoin

Condition: Very good color, not backed, some have creases and small tears as shown.

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