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page from Vol. 5 of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • page from Vol. 5 of O-atsuraezome tōyama kanoko, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2981.b.recto

Print depicting a figure who is in the center of the print, standing and holding a large sword. The figure is holding the sword above their head, and another figure is poking a sword at their legs from the left side of the print. The figure is lifting their proper right leg, and wearing a printed, knee-length robe. There is calligraphy in the white spaces in the background.