Artwork Details for Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) "Segawa Tomisaburo II as Yadorigi and Nakamura Manyo as Wakakusa"


Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - Segawa Tomisaburo II as Yadorigi and Nakamura Manyo as Wakakusa - 二世瀬川富三郎の大岸蔵人の妻やどり木と中村万世の腰元若草

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Segawa Tomisaburo II as Yadorigi and Nakamura Manyo as Wakakusa - 二世瀬川富三郎の大岸蔵人の妻やどり木と中村万世の腰元若草
by Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - 東洲斎写楽

Artist:Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - 東洲斎写楽
Title:Segawa Tomisaburo II as Yadorigi and Nakamura Manyo as Wakakusa - 二世瀬川富三郎の大岸蔵人の妻やどり木と中村万世の腰元若草
Date:1794 (this item: 1918-23 (Pre Earthquake))
Publisher:Watanabe - 渡辺
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 26 x 38cm (sheet size)
Condition:Colours very good. Mica sprinkled on the figure, solid silver mica background, shomenzuri/karazuri (embossing). Natural age toning.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:8258-Sharaku
Notes:Very rare example of the publisher Watanabe's pre-earthquake strike of a Sharaku 'o-kubi-e' (bust portrait) of a kabuki actor. The blocks for this print were destroyed during the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923. Contains the Watanabe 6mm seal in the image area. Sharaku's signature reads "Toshusai Sharaku ga".
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