Nakamura Karoku [I], as the wife, …Artist(s)Utagawa KunisadaArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1827-1832Medium & Supportwoodblock print on paperDimensions
14 3/16 in. x 10 1/8 in. ( 36 cm x 25.7 cm )Credit LineGift of Dr. James HayesSubject matter
Very little is known about actor Namakura Karoku I. He was born in 1781 and held the name Karoku from 1804 until his death in 1859.Physical Description
The woman in this print sits below a bare tree branch. She wears a blue robe with white swirls and an outer robe with blue and orange leaves.
Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kunisada ga; Publisher’s seal: Kawashō han; Censor’s seal: kiwame; Nyōbō O[undeciphered characters], Nakamura KarokuPrimary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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women (female humans)