Artwork Details for Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) "Bando Hikosaburo III as Sagisaka Sanai"

Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - Bando Hikosaburo III as Sagisaka Sanai - 三世坂東彦三郎の鷲坂左内

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Bando Hikosaburo III as Sagisaka Sanai - 三世坂東彦三郎の鷲坂左内
by Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - 東洲斎写楽

Artist:Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - 東洲斎写楽
Title:Bando Hikosaburo III as Sagisaka Sanai - 三世坂東彦三郎の鷲坂左内
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:8255-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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