Sukeroku - Kabuki

Yoshitoshi Mori


This attractive stencil print (called Kappa-ban) "Sukeroku" (from famous Kabuki play) is by Yoshitoshi Mori (1898-1992). Very bold and energetic expression. His works have very unique strength and purity of line. Nice ink bleed through Japanese handmade washi paper.

Technique: Stencil print (called Kappa-ban)
Paper size: 20 and 1/4 inches by 13 and 5/8 inches (51.5 x 35 cm)
Sheet number: 6/80
Date: 1977
Signed: Artist signed "Y. Mori" by pencil with artist red seal "Yoshi" from Yoshitoshi on the lower right image.
Condition: Excellent condition. Few tiny fibers are embedded into the paper from handmade paper process as shown. Please note that they are not foxing.