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Toshusai Sharaku (act. 1794-95)
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Toshusai Sharaku (act. 1794-95)

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Toshusai Sharaku (act. 1794-95)
The actor Ichikawa Yaozo III as Tanabe Bunzo in the play Hanayame Bunroku Soga performed at the Miyako-za in the fifth month of Kansei 6 (1794), an okubi-e on a dark mica ground, signed Toshusai Sharaku ga, censor's seal kiwame, published by Tsutaya Juzaburo, good impression, slightly faded, mica slightly worn
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For other impressions see Harold G. Henderson and Louis V. Ledoux, The Surviving Works of Sharaku, (New York, 1939), p.52; and Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books, Drawings and Fan Paintings from the Henri Vever Collection II, (Sotheby's London, 26th March 1975), Lot 239
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