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Onoe Kikugorō I as Ninomiya
  • Torii School
  • Onoe Kikugorō I as Ninomiya, circa 1750s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 311 x 140 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/4 x 5 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 311 x 143 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 1/4 x 5 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7642

Onoe Kikugorō (1717-1783) in role of Ninomiya holding sword and fan. In front of him on table, a model of Yoritomo's encampment and tree. Flowering sakura trees in background. Made to commemorate performance of a soga play.