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Kabuki - Actor Ichikawa Ebizo

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Toshusai Sharaku, Japanese, (active 1794–1795)
Kabuki - Actor Ichikawa Ebizo, 1794-1795 (early 20 c. repro)
Ink and colors on paper
15 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. (39 x 24 cm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Purchase by the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2017.1.1


Commentary
Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo. Typical for Sharaku's actor portraits are the exaggerated, near to caricature, expressions. Sharaku is one of the greatest mysteries of art history. He popped out of nowhere, created some 140 designs, mostly bust portraits of kabuki actors, and then disappeared from the scene.
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The original piece was created in 1794-95. This re-carved edition was probably made in the early 20th century.

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This work bears the artist's signature, "Toshusai Sharaku."

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Ink and colors on paper.

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