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Iwai Shijaku I in female role
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Iwai Shijaku I in female role, circa 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 343 x 232 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/2 x 9 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 343 x 232 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 9 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7746
Description

The onnagata kabuki actor Iwai Shijaku I in a female role. His kimono with the letters of his name.