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Gonjūrō Kawahara in the Snow (Actor weilding lance, fighting in snow)
  • Utagawa Kuniaki II
    1835–1888
    active: Japan
  • Gonjūrō Kawahara in the Snow (Actor weilding lance, fighting in snow), 1861, 9th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kawahara Gonjūrō: Momosei Jihizō
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 370 x 250 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 9/16 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Bequest of Wallace Pratt
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0041
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Kawarasaki Gonjūrō as Momosei Jihizō in blue standing barefoot in the snow, thrusting a spear out of the picture plane, with snow-covered bamboo in the background. His brother Yokozō is in adjoining panel, they are fighting.