Hiro is best known for his brilliant fashion-related photographs. Mifune starred in many of Akira Kurosawa’s great films, including “Rashoman,” “Seven Samurai,” “Yojimbo,” “Throne of Blood,” “High and Low.” He also appeared in a number of American films including “Midway,” and “Grand Prix.” This photograph was made in 1966.two months before the opening of “Grand Prix.” Only smaller size prints of this image are available from the Hiro studio. The life size one is very large, very rare in this size. It will require special shipping. The frame is only to protect the print, The photograph is squeezed slightly against the edges of the frame, cause a slight warp. The print itself is fine, but needs to be rematted. It will then be perfectly flat.
Signature: light signature recto
Japanese, b. 1930, Shanghai, China, based in New York, NY, United States