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Title

Actor Nakamura Shikan II

circa 1832


Artist

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Japan

1797 - 1861


Details


Other Title

Kabuki actor


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

circa 1832


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock print; ink and colour on paper


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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

424.1995.2


Artist information

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Works in the collection

26


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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.