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Ichimura Takenojo as Abe no Yasuna, by Utagawa Kunisada

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An image of Ichimura Takenojô V as Abe no Yasuna. Kunisada, Utagawa (Japanese, 1786-1864). Colour print from woodblocks with blind embossing (karazuri) and fabric printing (nunomezuri). Ôban format. Block-cutter: Horikô Ryûzô. Publisher: Ebisuya Shôshichi. 1862. From an untitled series of large-head portraits (okubi-e) of Kabuki actors made in the last years of Kunisada's life. This scene comes from Act II of the play A Courtly Mirror of Ashiya Dôman (Ashiya Dôman Ôuchi Kagami) first performed in 1734.

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Ichimura Takenojô V as Abe no Yasuna. Kunisada, Utagawa (Japanese, 1786-1864). Colour print from woodblocks with blind embossing (karazuri) and fabric printing (nunomezuri). Ôban format. Block-cutter: Horikô Ryûzô. Publisher: Ebisuya Shôshichi. 1862. From an untitled series of large-head portraits (okubi-e) of Kabuki actors made in the last years of Kunisada's life. This scene comes from Act II of the play A Courtly Mirror of Ashiya Dôman (Ashiya Dôman Ôuchi Kagami) first performed in 1734.

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  • Accession Number: P.90-1999
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 702 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 189.04kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2013:08:16 11:51:27

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19th Century 458392 Abe no Yasuna Date Department Fitz_PDP Japanese Medium Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords People Utagawa Kunisada Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd acting actor amusements clothes clothing costume embossed entertainers hair hairstyle headband kabuki karazuri male nimaime nunomezuri oban plays portraits print role textile printing theatre theatrical ukiyo-e woodblock woodcut Artist/Maker

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