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Ichikawa Danjūrō VII as Kumasaka Chōhan
  • Japan
  • Ichikawa Danjūrō VII as Kumasaka Chōhan, 1819? 3rd month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1491
Description
Literature

Color print of two men fighting, the man in the left side of the print is in a fighting stance, with one foot in front of the rest of his body and his hands stretched out in front of his chest. The other man is facing him and holding a long, thin pole. Both men are wearing layered robes. There is a pine tree behind them in the right side of the print. There is calligraphy in the top left corner of the print. Poems by Ōba and Mokuba.