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The Actor Sanjo Kantaro as a courtesan

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

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

Date:

c. 1723

Artist:

Okumura Toshinobu
Japanese, active c. 1717-50

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Okumura Toshinobu

Title

The Actor Sanjo Kantaro as a courtesan

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

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1718–1728

Medium

Hand-colored woodblock print; hosoban, urushi-e

Dimensions

34.3 × 15.9 cm (13 1/2 × 6 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1928.854

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