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Kabuki actor
  • Hasegawa Sadanobu III, artist
    1881–1963
    born: Osaka, Japan
    Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., Ltd., publisher
  • Kabuki actor, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, lacquer
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 290 x 264 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 11 3/8 x 10 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 449 x 400 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 5/8 x 15 3/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Byers
  • Not on display
  • S2004.009
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Male kabuki actor dressed in a colored diamond-pattern kimono and hakama, posing with a black box held up by the right hand at head level. Dark brown background.