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Ichikawa Ebizō V (Danjūrō VII) as Matsunaga Daizen
  • Utagawa Sadakage I
    active circa 1818–1844
    active: Japan, Japan
  • Ichikawa Ebizō V (Danjūrō VII) as Matsunaga Daizen, 1832, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 209 x 179 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 82 1/4 x 70 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in matted with 0000.1509
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1588
Label Text

Color print of a man standing in an outdoor setting, on a body of water. Waves of water are crashing against several large rocks in the right side of the print. The man is wearing long, printed robes and holding a green plant in his proper right hand. There is a white rectangle filled with calligraphy in the right side of the print. Previously dated 1832. Poems by Benbenkan and Benjintei Edamichi.