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Matsumoto Kōshirō V
  • Utagawa Toyokuni II
    1777–1835
    active: Japan
  • Matsumoto Kōshirō V, circa 1830, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • (Ōkubie actor portrait series with bat borders)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 261 x 191 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 263 x 192 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 3/8 x 7 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7618
Description

Matsumoto Kōshirō V (1764-1838) in portrait holding a pipe. Towel (tenugui) over his shoulder, has fragment of his seal in blue. Poem at top. Yellow border with green bat motif.