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Actor as Akoya Koito
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Actor as Akoya Koito, circa 1850, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 355 x 246 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 x 9 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 355 x 246 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 9 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7615
Description

Kabuki actor Akoya as Koito tying her obi. Foot of receding figure at center L. Nightscene. Bamboo in background.