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The actor Nakamura Sanko as the Courtesan Kashiwagi
The actor Nakamura Sanko as the Courtesan Kashiwagi
Date:
ca. 1820–1825
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Color Woodcut
Dimensions:
33.5 x 24.9 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
54755.15
Acquisition Date:
1935-12-13
Credit Line:

Carlotta Mabury Collection

A professional actor portrays an elegant courtesan, dancing - a profusion of colors and patterns make up his attire - very complicated hairdo - all this over a warm yellow and white diamond patterned background. ( Jim Hahn 03/01/95)