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Actor Danjurō VII as priest Kumagae Renjo
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Actor Danjurō VII as priest Kumagae Renjo, circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 372.7 x 255.6 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson (The May Finney Marcy Collection)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0053
Description

The kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjurō VII as the priest Kumagae Renjo in dramatic pose. Holds fan in mouth. Flowering plum trees and canopy in background.