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Two Actors in a Drama

A work made of woodblock print; sumizuri-e, ōban.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodblock print; sumizuri-e, ōban.

Date:

About 1715

Artist:

Torii Kiyomasu I
Japanese, active c. 1704–18

About this artwork

The folds of the seated actor’s robe are suggested by characters meaning “role in disguise.”

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Torii Kiyomasu I

Title

Two Actors in a Drama

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality:)

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1715

Medium

Woodblock print; sumizuri-e, ōban

Dimensions

28.8 × 42.6 cm (11 5/16 × 16 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1936.290

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