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Nakamura Jakuemon IV as Koman of the Sakura in "Godariki no Fujime"
  • Tsuruya Kōkei
    born 1946
    born: Chigasaki, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Nakamura Jakuemon IV as Koman of the Sakura in "Godariki no Fujime", 1989
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 397 x 251 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 5/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 397 x 251 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Ted and Sumie Childers
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0066
Description

Type of print called yakushae (image of kabuki actors) depicting an actor Nakamura Jakuemon IV representing an old female figure in the famous play Godairiki no fūjime. Her hand is depicted larger and her little finger is bandaged.