Onoe Eizaburô as Lady Onoe; robe decorated with Genji crests (left leaf of a triptych)Artist(s)Utagawa Kuniyoshi Artist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1831-1832Medium & Supportwoodblock print on paperDimensions
14 5/16 in. x 9 13/16 in. ( 36.4 cm x 24.9 cm )Credit LineGift of Dr. James HayesSubject matter
Onoe Kikugorō IV, also known as Onoe Eizaburō III, was active from 1831 until 1860, just prior to his death. He was a member of the Onoe line of kabuki actors. The Onoe line is one of the oldest lines of actors, with more than 250 years of history.Physical Description
In this print, a woman wields a folded fan above her head. She wears an elaborate robe in blue, red, and orange and white stockings. The sliding screens in the background are painted with trees and flowers against a blue background.
Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kuniyoshi ga; Publisher’s seal: Hon, Edo, Sen’ichi; Censor’s seal: Kiwame; Onoe, Onoe Eizaburō
This is the left panel of a triptych (with 2013/1.511.2 and 2013/1.511.3).Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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women (female humans)