Paul Binnie, ‘The Japanese Actor Kawasetsu Yu’, 2002, Scholten Japanese Art

oil on canvas, signed in upper left BINNIE, with artist's stylized date 2002 forming a rectangular cartouche, annotated by the artist on cardboard backing of frame, PAUL BINNIE 2002 THE JAPANESE ACTOR (KAWASETSU YU) with dimensions of painting and frame

oil on canvas 11 3/4 by 7 7/8 in., 30 by 20 cm
wood frame with gilt details 20 by 15 1/2 in, 50 by 39.5 cm

The actor Kawasetsu Yu is a friend of the artist, and also the subject of the large gold mica ground jigsaw print, Ura Hannya released in a very limited edition in 2005.

Image rights: Scholten Japanese Art

The Mall Galleries (The Federation of British Artists), London, 2003

About Paul Binnie