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Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as a Lion
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    1797–1861
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as a Lion, circa 1847, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Grasses of Valor (Buyû chikaragusa)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, embossing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 358 x 248 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 362 x 248 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0768
Description

Actor dressed as warrior, standing holding sword, on gray background