[Reproduction woodblock print]
This piece is a reproduction of a woodblock print created using the same techniques of the Edo period.
The woodblock print is carefully handcrafted by artisans one by one without the use of machinery.
Type : woodblock prints (reprint edition in the Showa period)
Topic : Yakusha-e by Sharaku. Sharaku is a Japanese ukiyo-e print artis, known for his portraits of kabuki actors. His real name and the year of his birth and death are unknown. He was only active as a woodblock print artist for 10 months; Sharaku's work is considered to be one of the greatest ukiyo-e prints of all time.
Title : Toshusai Sharaku-sen (Yakusha-e by Sharaku)
Author : Yoshida Teruji
Artist : Toshusai Sharaku
Publisher : Yuyudo Shuppan
The estimated Period : Showa period (1963) but, details are unknown.
Material : paper
Printing process : The tesuri method (A traditional printing technique in which the designs carved on wood are hand-printed onto paper one color at a time.)
Dimensions : about 338mm x 230mm (13.3in x 9.1in) Sizes are approximate and may slightly from actual size.
Weight : 6gram(0.2oz)
Condition : old item; may have some wear. (damaged by worms, tear, spot, dirt, scribbles, etc...) Please view pictures as they are a part of the description.