ART: Intense drama from Japan

By Jill Stowell
November 28 2014 - 8:30pm
EXPRESSIVE: Natori Shunsen, Japan 1886-1960, Ichikawa Sadanji II as Narukami in  Narukami 1926  from the series Collection Of Creative Portraits By Shunsen. Woodblock print, embossing; ink, colour and mica on paper, 38x25.8cm, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2006.
EXPRESSIVE: Natori Shunsen, Japan 1886-1960, Ichikawa Sadanji II as Narukami in Narukami 1926 from the series Collection Of Creative Portraits By Shunsen. Woodblock print, embossing; ink, colour and mica on paper, 38x25.8cm, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2006.
ink, colour and mica on paper, 38.0 x 25.8 cmNational Gallery of Australia, CanberraPurchased 2006
ink, colour and mica on paper, 38.0 x 25.8 cmNational Gallery of Australia, CanberraPurchased 2006

THE Japanese kabuki theatre has no equivalent in our culture.

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