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Portrait of the actor Bando Hikosaburō V as Iwasuji
  • Japan
  • Portrait of the actor Bando Hikosaburō V as Iwasuji, 1862, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2948
Description
Exhibitions

Color print depicting a woman, in bust-length view. The woman is holding a sandal in her proper right hand, above her head. She is wearing a black robe that is decorated with a floral print in red, green, and violet. The background is blue, and there are two rectangles filled with calligraphy above her head, in the top center of the print.