Toshusai Sharaku
Japanese , active 1794 - 1795
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Toshusai Sharaku
Japanese , active 1794 - 1795
60 followers
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
DEMIMONDE: The Floating World & Toulouse-Lautrec,
Ronin Gallery
2015
From No to Mata Hari, 2,000 Years of Asian Theater,
Musée national des arts asiatiques - Guimet
Japan, Images of Actors: 18th-Century Kabuki Prints,
Musée national des arts asiatiques - Guimet

Very little is known about Toshusai Sharaku, save that he lived in Edo during the “Golden Age” of

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Very little is known about Toshusai Sharaku, save that he lived in Edo during the “Golden Age” of Ukiyo-e—it was not until the beginning of the 20th century that his prints were rediscovered and his reputation as a printmaking master established. During his only ten-month-long career, he produced around 100 known …

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