Otsu station, from the series, Fifty-three Stations along the Tokaido

The print depicts the actor Iwai Hanshiro V in the role of Matahei nyobo Otoku. Possibly the right side of a diptych formed with S2015.3.78.

Maker(s)
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada 歌川国貞 (1786-1864)
Historical period(s)
Late Edo period, 1852
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and colors on paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 37 × 25.5 cm (14 9/16 × 10 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Lora C. and Ralph H. Redford
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2015.3.77
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
actor, Japan, Late Edo period (1716 - 1868), portrait, Tokaido
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

The print depicts the actor Iwai Hanshiro V in the role of Matahei nyobo Otoku. Possibly the right side of a diptych formed with S2015.3.78.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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