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Nakamura Kumetarō (Actor Nakamura Kumetaro)
  • Torii Kiyohiro
    active 1737–1776
    died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Nakamura Kumetarō (Actor Nakamura Kumetaro), mid 1750s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 258 x 138 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/8 x 5 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 260 x 142 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 5 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7511
Description
Literature

Nakamura Kumetarō performing the lion dance in play Shakkyo, holding peony branches in both hands. Fan-shaped hat with extremely long lions mane. Elaborate kimono design with crest of actor.