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Actor Nakamura Utaemon III in one of his great stage hits. Colour woodcut by Toyokuni, ca. 1812.

Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1769-1825.
Date
[1812?]
Reference
35369i
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About this work

Description

The character is a precocious youth; writing brushes, ink cakes and ink stones decorate his long sleeves; the cartouche is a wound scroll.

The actor was based in Osaka but often performed in Edo

Whole-length figures

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], [1812?]

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Toyokuni-ga

Lettering note

Bears publisher's mark, censor's seal, actor's name and actor's role

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35369i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese


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