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The Actor Chukaku and his attendant Kinosuke in Snow
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • The Actor Chukaku and his attendant Kinosuke in Snow, 1858, 3rd month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 362 x 247.7 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William D. Paden
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0064

Two figures in a snowy scene. One of the figures is seated on the ground, holding his proper left ankle. The other figure is standing, holding a box full of gold objects. There are snowy trees in the background.
The doctor Nakasuni takes out medication. Other figure sits with bare legs on snowy embankment.