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Title

The actor Kawarazaki Gonjuro I as the hairdresser Yaegushi no Saizo

1856

Artist

Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

Japan

1786 – 1865

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Cultural origin
    Japan
    Date
    1856
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
    Dimensions
    36.0 x 24.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Japanese inscription bottom right

    Credit
    Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Dr Shane Simpson 2022
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    143.2022
    Artist information
    Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III

    Works in the collection

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    This woodblock print is by the celebrated artist Utagawa Kunisada (also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III). The work depicts the actor Kawarazaki Gonjuro I in the role of the hairdresser Yaegushi no Saizo in an 1856 kabuki play.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

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