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Actor Nakamura Shojura as Mitsukuni
  • Utagawa Yoshitaki
    1841–1899
    active: Japan, Japan
  • Actor Nakamura Shojura as Mitsukuni, circa 1880s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: left 248 x 182 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: right 248 x 185 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: left 9 3/4 x 7 1/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: right 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 248 x 367 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 14 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1983.0030
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A diptych with a samurai seated on a porch on the right, and a group of ghosts emerging from grasses on the left to haunt him. He holds one of his swords in his left hand.