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The actor Onoe Kikugorō III
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • The actor Onoe Kikugorō III, circa 1823, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, mica
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 209 x 182 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 82 1/4 x 71 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1478
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Color print of a fighting man, standing amid pine trees. The man is wearing a knee-length, printed robe and black shoes, and he is holding a sword in his proper right hand and another weapon in his proper left hand. There is calligraphy in the top left corner of the image, above the man's head. Poems by Kitsudō Tatazu and Wakaba.