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The Actors Nakamura Takesaburo I as Kewaizaka no Shosho and Ichikawa Danjuro II as Soga no Goro dressed as a komuso in the play "Bando Ichi Kotobuki Soga," performed at the Nakamura Theater in the first month, 1715

A work made of woodblock print; oban, sumizuri-e.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodblock print; oban, sumizuri-e.

Date:

1715

Artist:

Torii Kiyomasu I
Japanese, active c. 1704–18 (?)

About this artwork

The folds of the seated actor’s robe are suggested by characters meaning “role in disguise.”

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Artist

Torii Kiyomasu I

Title

The Actors Nakamura Takesaburo I as Kewaizaka no Shosho and Ichikawa Danjuro II as Soga no Goro dressed as a komuso in the play "Bando Ichi Kotobuki Soga," performed at the Nakamura Theater in the first month, 1715

Origin

Japan

Date

1715

Medium

Woodblock print; oban, sumizuri-e

Dimensions

11 5/16 × 16 3/4 in.

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1936.290

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