Half-Length Portrait of the Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Retired Emperor Sutoku in Act Three of the play Kitekaeru Nishiki no Wakayaka (Returning Home in Splendor), Performed at the Nakamura Theater from the First Day of the Eleventh Month, 1780

A work made of color woodblock print; aiban.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of color woodblock print; aiban.

Date:

c. 1780

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunko I
Japanese, 1743-1812

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunko I

Title

Half-Length Portrait of the Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Retired Emperor Sutoku in Act Three of the play Kitekaeru Nishiki no Wakayaka (Returning Home in Splendor), Performed at the Nakamura Theater from the First Day of the Eleventh Month, 1780

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1785

Medium

Color woodblock print; aiban

Inscriptions

signature: Shunkô ga

Dimensions

32.1 x 23.5 cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1925.2370

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