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A Mitate on the 36 Immortal Poets
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • A Mitate on the 36 Immortal Poets, 1852, 10th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 360 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 360 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0365
Description

Half-length, close-up of actor in striped robe. There is a coastline in background. There are birds flying above the water.