The Hara Kiri scene from the Japanese play of Chiushingura. (Free Ebook) Chiushingura: Or, The Loyal League, a Japanese Romance by Izumo Takeda (1880)
Kawakami Sadayakko was born Sada Koyama (小山 贞) and trained as a geisha.
Under the stage name Sada Yacco she worked at Kawakami-theater and was one of the first actresses to a Japanese theater.
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.
Theatrical costumes for Budapest. Vienna Workshops 1917
Marie Sallé (1707 – 1756). French Ballet Danseuse in 1730. Marie Sallé was a French dancer, time companion and rival of Marie Camargo.
Nō Is a traditional Japanese theatre, which traditionally played only by men (danced) and is accompanied by music.
Rachel in the role of Roxane “Bajazet” by Jean Baptiste Racine (1639-1699) (Rachel dans le rôle de Roxane de “Bajazet” de Racine, lithographie de Devéria)
The Pirates of Penzance, a comic opera by Arthur Sullivan and William S. Gilbert 1879. Costume design for the opera The Pirates of Penzance or the The Slave of Duty by… Read More
A hallmark of the tragic and grotesque theater in ancient Rome were the colorful and expressive masks (caricature). They accompanied the Roman theater play as a heroic choir, using songs, lively gestures, songs and movements.