Ancient Japanese wood print presented in an elegant European frame, a happy marriage between Europe and Asia.
Memory of another era with subtle colors and designs, it is also a celebration of Japanese culture and costume.
This print represents the kabuki actor Segawa Tomisauro II. His exaggerated expression, close to caricature, is typical of Sharaku actor portraits.
Sharaku's prints are among the rarest and most expensive ukiyo-e.
Micaceous background (metalli effect obtained from mica particles)
Artist : Toshusai Sharaku
Original year : 1794, printed early 1900
Wooden frame without glass.
Size : 36.5 x 24 cm, with frame: 45.5 x 36 cm.
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