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Paul Binnie, Scottish, b. 1967
A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo: Sharaku's Caricatures
(Edo zumi hyaku shoku: Sharaku no Giga)

the background printed with bold sumi ink bokashi of baren swirls, a view of a seated male nude from behind, the tattoo based on a Sharaku okubi-e of the kabuki actor Otani Onji holding his hands outward with the fingers spread open; the series title cartouche in the upper right margin, the print title to the left with the first portion, Sharaku no, in the style of Sharaku's signature followed by a detail from a Sharaku okubi-e, signed in gold kanji, Bin-ni, with artist's seal in the form of a self-caricature made up of the letters in his name, numbered and signed in pencil on the bottom margin, 29/100 Paul Binnie, 2011
dai oban tate-e 17 by 12 1/4 in., 43.2 by 31.1 cm
Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints, Japan Society Gallery, New York, March 9 - June 9, 2013
price: $ 600