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Published by E. Weyhe in behalf of the Society for Japanese Studies in New York .
Written in English


  • Tōshūsai Sharaku, -- fl. 1794.

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Statementby Harold G. Henderson and Louis V. Ledoux.
ContributionsLedoux, Louis V. 1880-1948., Society for Japanese Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination337 p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16531284M

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The ukiyo-e in the book are printed in black & white since the book is a republication of the book "The surviving Works of Sharaku" published by Weyhe. Apart from this, the book is unique for the rich amount of information it contains and hence is a must for all those who are fascinated with Sharaku's work.5/5(2). E-books PDF: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Henderson, Harold Gould. Surviving works of Sharaku. New York, E. Weyhe in behalf of the Society for Japanese studies, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Tōshūsai Sharaku; Tōshūsai Sharaku; Tōshūsai Sharaku: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. The Surviving Works of Sharaku by H. Henderson & L. Ledoux - Weyhe, | # E. Weyhe, NY, Published in behalf of The Society for Japanese Studies. pages. 9" x 12 1/4". VG+ condition with minor wear and toned end papers.

The Surviving Works of Sharaku Paperback – 10 Sept. by Harold G Henderson (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Harold G Henderson.   The only surviving copy of a play written in William Shakespeare's own handwriting is on display this month in Washington, D.C. The mysterious play, called "The Booke of Missing: Sharaku. About this Item: Dover, New York (first published in ), x cms, pp, b/w illusts, very good paperback & cover Sharaku created all these prints over 10 months (in ). They are stylised portrayals of kabuki heroes, villains, priests, courtesans, spies, avengers, geishas, demons, ghosts etc. Seller Inventory #   He retired in His published works include The Bamboo Broom, Surviving Works of Sharaku (with Louis V. Ledoux), and A Handbook of Japanese Grammar. He has also translated H. Minamoto's Illustrated History of Japanese Art, etc. Mr. Henderson lives in New York City.4/5().

To walk into a room of half-length actor portraits by the 18th-century Japanese woodblock artist, Sharaku, is a totally gripping experience. The faces leap forward, grimacing, laughing, malicious. Please be aware that due to the earthquake and its aftermath, some of the works published in the ctalogue and originally scheduled for display will not be on display in the galleries" --Colophon. Sharaku is widely considered to be one of the great masters of the woodblock printing in Japan. The artist's full name was Saito, Toshusai Sharaku. Tōshūsai Sharaku. Written By: Tōshūsai Sharaku, original name Saitō Jūrōbei, pseudonym Sharaku, (flourished –95, Japan), one of the most original Japanese artists of the Ukiyo-e movement (paintings and prints of the “floating world”). Tōshūsai is said to have been a nō actor in Awa province (now Tokushima prefecture). Louis V. Ledoux is the author of an essay on japanese prints ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), The Surviving Works of Sharaku ( 2/5(1).