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An image of Actor Nakamura Shikan II by Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

Utagawa KUNIYOSHI

(Japan 1797 – 1861)

Title
Actor Nakamura Shikan II
Other titles:
Kabuki actor
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
circa 1832
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

35.7 x 48.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.c. in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga [picture by Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi]". Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Kenneth Myer 1993
Accession number
424.1995.2
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 3.11

Louise Mitchell, Stepping out: three centuries of shoes, Sydney, 2009, 18 (colour illus.). The colour illus. on page 18 is the image from the right side of this work.