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Ichikawa Danjūrō VII and Bandō Mitsugorō III
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Ichikawa Danjūrō VII and Bandō Mitsugorō III, 1827, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 201 x 184 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 79 1/8 x 72 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1475

Color print of two men fighting. The man in the top of the image is taller, and wearing multi-colored armor. The man below him is not wearing a shirt, and both of the men have swords tucked into their belts. The background is green, and there is calligraphy in the top left and bottom right corners of the print. Poems by Hōichitei Masunari and Yukinoya Takane.