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Bandō Hikosaburō as Onigatake
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Bandō Hikosaburō as Onigatake, 1861, 10th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 355 x 245 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 x 9 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0347
Description
Literature

Ōkubie portrait (large head) of Bandō Hikozaburō in the role of Onigatake. He wears heavy honten overcoat over clothes decorated with juzu rosary design. Against dark blue background. Karazuri. Hanten collar and sleeve with urushi black.