Nakamura Utaemon [III] as Iwafuji no Tsubone, fencing with the servant Ohatsu (right half of diptych; pair w/ 2003/1.590.1)Artist(s)HokueiArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1831-1835Medium & Supportwoodblock print on paperDimensions
14 1/2 in. x 10 5/16 in. ( 36.8 cm x 26.2 cm )Credit LineGift of Dr. James HayesSubject matter
Actor Nakamura Utaemon III was born in 1778 to Nakamura Utaemon I. He died in 1838.Physical Description
The woman in this print wears a pale red robe with a blue edge on the bottom. Her sash is black with green, blue, and yellow crests. She holds a wooden sword in both hands up to her right shoulder.
Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Hokuei ga; Publisher’s seal: Honsei; Tsubone Iwafuji, Nakamura Utaemon
This is the right panel of a diptych (with 2013/1.590.1).Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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