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An actor as Kumago Naozane before a station on Tokaidō highway. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1852.

Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
Date
Month 5, 1852
Reference
36011i
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About this work

Description

Portrait of an unidentified actor as Kumagao Naozone; the river bank in the background serves to remind the viewer of his confrontation with young Prince Atsumori by the sea

Half-length figures

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], Month 5, 1852.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Toyokuni-ga

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36011i

Lettering note

Bears censor's seal, actor's role and set title

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese


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