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Samurai ! by Carles Samurai ! by Carles
A pencil portrait of Mifune Toshiro, the favorite actor of japanese director Kurosawa Akira. Even people who do not know Kurosawa have heard at least of one of his movies: Seven Samurai (released in 1954). In that movie as in many others, Mifune impersonated the character who made his fame, and who was probably closest to his own self: a seemingly nonchalant samurai, quick to drink and recite poems under the moon, yet driven by a sense of probity and honor as sharp as his sword, and a courage as swift as the arm that holds the blade.

Here is to Mifune !

Copyright Pierre Carles 2013
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P0UL Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013
wonderful Pierre... !!! You know I´m a fan !!! :)
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Nooknook Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
Impressionnant !
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Carles Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
Un grand merci pour ce gentil commentaire, même si je ne réponds qu'avec 6 mois de retard !
Désolé de mon silence, à bientôt peut-être ?
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Nooknook Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Je n'ai pas trop l'occasion d'aller à Paris pour l'instant (à part pour les vacances de Noël, mais pour le coup j'ai vraiment grand besoin de repos donc je pense pas que je vais sortir).
Mais en tout cas je continuerai à suivre ta galerie ^^
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cmalidore Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Professional General Artist
As a huge Kurosawa fan, I knew exactly who this was - great work :D
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Carles Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
It just occurred to me that I had never answered you !
Shame on me ... :(
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cmalidore Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Professional General Artist
No shaming needed!
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Bunafrost Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome
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Carles Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you. :-)
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