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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:

Toshusai Sharaku 東洲斎 写楽
Japanese, active 1794-95

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Asian Art

Artist

Tôshûsai Sharaku

Title

The actor Otani Oniji III as Edobei

Origin

Japan

Date

1794

Medium

Color woodblock print; oban

Dimensions

37.9 x 25.0 cm

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1934.207

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