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Actor as a fisherman striking a defiant pose in a throne room; a princess looks down on him from an inset roundel. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1852.

Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
Date
1852
Reference
35987i
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About this work

Description

An opulent setting indicates an imperial court; the red face indicates the intensity of the character's committment

Whole-length figures

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Toyokuni-ga

Lettering note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35987i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese


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