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Sharaku

[shah-rah-koo] /ʃɑˈrɑ kʊ/
noun
1.
Tashusai
[taw-shoo-sahy] /ˈtɔ ʃʊˈsaɪ/ (Show IPA),
flourished 18th century, Japanese printmaker.
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  • But Shunyei never reached the point to which Sharaku is now coming.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Great distinction of composition marks all of Sharaku's work.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • In conclusion, let us grant that Sharaku is not for every one.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Sharaku's output was not large, and his work is now of the utmost rarity.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • A notable Sharaku is rarely obtainable for less than 40 to 80.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • It is still uncertain whether Sharaku or Shunyei was the inventor of this type of large bust-portrait.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Dr. Kurth assumes, for the greater glory of Sharaku, that he was the precursor; but the question cannot be regarded as settled.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • His series of standing women against chocolate or silver backgrounds rises in colour to the level of Sharaku.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • In the large double-portraits Sharaku tears the mask of humanity aside and shows the very beast.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • To call Sharaku a realist is a silly, untruthful attempt to muffle in words forces that one does not understand.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke

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