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Shibaraku by Hasegawa, Sadanobu III

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1960: Item # 962403

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Depiction of: An actor in Shibaraku, one of the Eighteen Best Kabuki plays.

Date: 1950s

Size: 17.5 x 11.5 inches

Condition: Excellent. (Matted print)

Description: This print comes with the original label which states: Shibaraku is one of the Eighteen Best Kabuki plays. A personage of high rank is attacked by a ruffian and is in danger of losing his life, when a brave and redoubtable man comes to his rescue, shouting shibaraku, shibaraku and saves his life. The actor plays the chivalrous man in a costume and make-up that follow a patternized style.

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