Kyogen Ga - Illustrations of Kyogen by Ise Monsui
[Japan] Lovely, woodblock printed orihon (folding book) with 52 pages (26 diptychs) of coloured, playful illustrations of various kyogen scenes by Ise Monsui (1859-1932). Kyogen are comic dialogues performed between noh theater performances. Ise's real name was Mizuno Uemon.
Nagoya. Mizuno Kanzo. 1919. Sold by Kawase Shoten.
60pp. 23.2 x 16.1cm.
In fine condition with virtually no wear. Folding case with some wear and stains but has protected the book beautifully. b34011106