[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 : Yakusha-e by Sharaku
Author : Unknown
Artist : Toshusai Sharaku
Publisher : Adachi Hanga
The estimated Period : Showa period (after 1960)
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 395mm x 266mm (15.6in x 10.5in) Sizes are approximate and may slightly from actual size.
Weight : 9gram(0.3oz)
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.