Ichimura Uzaemon [XII] as the wife, OtokiArtist(s)Utagawa KunisadaArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1821-1844Medium & Supportcolor woodblock print on paperDimensions
14 5/8 in. x 10 3/16 in. ( 37.2 cm x 25.8 cm )Credit LineGift of Dr. James HayesSubject matter
Actor Ichimura Uzaemon XII was also known as Ichimura Takenojō V. He was born in 1812 and active from 1818 until his death in 1851.Physical Description
The woman in this print wears a purple and green robe (faded) with a black sash. She holds a comb in her right hand and raises her left hand to her forehead. The frame of a building is visible to her right. Blocks of calligraphy hang in the background.
Inscriptions: Author’s signature: [undesciphered] Kunisada ga; Nyōbō Otoki, Ichimura Uzaemon; Publisher’s seal: Tsutaya Kichizō; Censor’s seal: KiwamePrimary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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