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actor Sawamura standing on bridge by irises
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • actor Sawamura standing on bridge by irises, 1860, 4th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 368 x 249 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 375 x 252 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7637
Description

The actor Sawamura Tosshō II on bridge by irises. An illusion to the scene from Ise Monogatari.