The Sun King in theater costume 1700.
Theatricals costumes at Nagasaki Japan. From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859.
Ladies witnessing the performance of the actors, at Nagasaki Japan.
No masks by Kiyotoki-Shimomura By the death of Kiyotoki-Shimomura on May 29th, 1922, at the age of fifty-five, not only Nippon, but the world at large, lost a master carver… Read More
Ko-omote. Noh. Japanese theater masks. Four no-masks. Above left: The blind singer. Semimaru Kimura. Upper right: type Hashihime, girl transform into a demon. Bottom left: Heshimi Akujo (demon) of Shigeyoshi… Read More
Greek tragedy and comedy masks Greek pottery
The Fairy Ariel by William Shakespeare. Ariel (air spirit), a fictional character in Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Ariel is bound to serve the magician Prospero, who rescued him from the tree in… Read More
The Hara Kiri scene from the Japanese play of Chiushingura. (Free Ebook) Chiushingura: Or, The Loyal League, a Japanese Romance by Izumo Takeda (1880)
Japanese Theatre Masks 17th century. XVIIe Siècle – Art Japonais. Masques. Mask of a dying woman. Mask of a blind and a lame with a strong painful expression.Masque de femme mourante.… Read More
Antique Greek theatrical masks. Antiqués. Art Gréco. Masques Tragiques, Sculptés.