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The actor Otani Oniji III as Edobei

A color woodblock print of an actor, seen from chest up, in a cream, red, black and green garment, a dramatic facial expression and hand gesture
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  • A color woodblock print of an actor, seen from chest up, in a cream, red, black and green garment, a dramatic facial expression and hand gesture

Date:

1794

Artist:

Tōshūsai Sharaku 東洲斎 写楽
Japanese, active 1794-95

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Status

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Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Tōshūsai Sharaku

Title

The actor Otani Oniji III as Edobei

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

Date

1794

Medium

Color woodblock print; oban

Dimensions

37.9 × 25 cm (14 15/16 × 9 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1934.207

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