Block printing: Sharaku [027]

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Title Block printing: Sharaku [027]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 24, Japan, Block Printing, Sharaku, 27
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 1998; 1999; 2000
Subject Tōshūsai Sharaku,--fl. 1794- -Photographs; Block printing--Japan--Photographs; Ukiyoe; Actors
Description Photo shows one of the block prints of Tōshūsai Sharaku, who was active in 1794-1795; this one depicts the actor Ichikawa Ebizo IV (d. 1791) in the character of Takemura Sadanoshin
Caption on Slide Toshusai Sharaku, "The Actor Ichikawa Ebizo" OBan (Mica ground) Pub. Tsutaya 1794
Additional Information Image was scanned from hand-tinted slide. Caption is from photographer's notes on slide. "Tōshūsai Sharaku (東洲斎 写楽?, active 1794 - 1795) is widely considered to be one of the great masters of the woodblock printing in Japan. Little is known of him, besides his ukiyo-e prints; neither his true name nor the dates of his birth or death are known with any certainty. His active career as a woodblock artist seems to have spanned just ten months in the mid-Edo period of Japanese history, from the middle of 1794 to early 1795."--Wikipedia
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
Rights Management This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archivist, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
ARK ark:/87278/s6zk5zcg
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Lennox Tierney; Catherine Tierney
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2010-07-20
Date Modified 2015-08-10
ID 329683
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zk5zcg
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