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Sawamura Tosshō II: Sakon (Sawamura Tosshō as Sakon)
  • Utagawa Kuniaki II
    1835–1888
    active: Japan
  • Sawamura Tosshō II: Sakon (Sawamura Tosshō as Sakon), 1862, 7th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 355.6 x 241.3 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 1/2 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0014
Description
Literature

half-length portrait of actor Sawamura Tosshō II as the monk Sakon with a bright blue, red, and yellow costume. He holds a rooster in his left hand and he is facing his left side. Karazuri on ridge of nose.