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chrysanthemums and actor holding sake
  • Toyohara Kunichika
    1835–1900
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • chrysanthemums and actor holding sake, late 1800s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Imayō rokkasen (Selection of Contemporary Flowers)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 339.7 x 228.6 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 9 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William D. Paden
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0062
Description

Actor, wearing a two-toned yukate blue robe. The figure is holding a rice bowl in his proper left hand. There is a large, red flower in the top left corner and a white flower in the top right corner.