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Iwai Hanshirō V seated by a brazier
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    1797–1861
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Iwai Hanshirō V seated by a brazier, circa 1825–1835, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 211 x 185 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 83 1/16 x 72 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1567
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Color print of a woman seated next to a table, which is in the bottom right corner of the print. The woman is wearing a long, printed robe that is decorated in red, green, purple, and black. She is wearing several hair decorations and holding a paintbrush in her proper right hand. There is an orange circle with a basket of fish, in the top left corner of the print. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the print. Poem by Ryūsonsha Kochō and prose ballad by Ryūōtei.