The Man with the Piercing Gaze


5m 00s
Broadcast on March 21, 2020 Available until March 31, 2030

A man strikes a pose in an iconic woodblock print by the artist Sharaku. Who is the mysterious figure ... and what is he doing? And why did the artist want to commemorate the moment?

*"The Actor Otani Oniji III as Edobei" (1794) by Toshusai Sharaku

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