Artwork Details for Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) "Bando Mitsugoro II as Ishii Genzo"

Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - Bando Mitsugoro II as Ishii Genzo - 二世坂東三津五郎の石井源蔵

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Bando Mitsugoro II as Ishii Genzo - 二世坂東三津五郎の石井源蔵
by Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - 東洲斎写楽

Artist:Sharaku, Toshusai (a.1794-95) - 東洲斎写楽
Title:Bando Mitsugoro II as Ishii Genzo - 二世坂東三津五郎の石井源蔵
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. A spot on chest of actor. Mica sprinkled on the figure, strong solid silver mica background, shomenzuri/karazuri (embossing). Natural age toning.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:8256-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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