Artwork Details for Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) "Nakayama Tomisaburo as Miyagino"

Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - Nakayama Tomisaburo as Miyagino - 中山富三郎の宮城野

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Nakayama Tomisaburo as Miyagino - 中山富三郎の宮城野
by Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - 東洲斎写楽

Artist:Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - 東洲斎写楽
Title:Nakayama Tomisaburo as Miyagino - 中山富三郎の宮城野
Date:1794 (this artwork: 1918-23 (Pre Earthquake))
Publisher:Watanabe - 渡辺
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 26 x 38cm
Condition:Colours very good. Mica sprinkled on the figure, solid silver mica background, shomenzuri/karazuri (embossing). Natural age toning.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:8254-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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