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The Actor Matsumoto Koshiro II as Fuwa Banzaemon in the play "Monzukushi Nagoya Soga," performed at the Ichimura Theater in the first month, 1748

A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e, urushi-e.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e, urushi-e.

Date:

1748

Artist:

Torii Kiyoshige
Japanese, active c. 1728-63

About this artwork

The scene is from the drama The Happy Couple of Nagoya, which was presented at the Nakamura theater in August 1742. Torii Kiyoshige’s mastery of portraiture is evident in this image.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Torii Kiyoshige

Title

The Actor Matsumoto Koshiro II as Fuwa Banzaemon in the play "Monzukushi Nagoya Soga," performed at the Ichimura Theater in the first month, 1748

Origin

Japan

Date

1748

Medium

Hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e, urushi-e

Dimensions

65.3 × 15.1 cm (25 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1925.2258

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