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actor Sangorō II in the Sambasō role
  • Torii Kiyomitsu I
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • actor Sangorō II in the Sambasō role, 1760s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 291 x 133 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 7/16 x 5 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 291 x 133 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 7/16 x 5 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7515

Standing full-size portrait with hats from sambasō role slung from flowering cherry branch (incongruous) coloring maple tree in background. Kimono with sambasō design and kiri mon crest.