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Katsukawa Shunsho, ‘Nakamura Sukegoro II as Matano Goro’, ca. 1770, Scholten Japanese Art
Katsukawa Shunsho, ‘Nakamura Sukegoro II as Matano Goro’, ca. 1770, Scholten Japanese Art
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Nakamura Sukegoro II as Matano Goro, ca. 1770

Woodblock print
12 3/5 × 5 1/2 in
32 × 14 cm
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The actor is in the role of a samurai, identified by his daisho (two swords), with allover red body …

The actor is in the role of a samurai, identified by his daisho (two swords), with allover red body makeup and sujiguma (lit. 'line makeup') on his face emphasizing his ferocity. He wears a wide-shouldered over-vest decorated with a wave pattern and a kimono marked with the kanji, Kaji (?) which he has pushed …

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Katsukawa Shunsho, ‘Nakamura Sukegoro II as Matano Goro’, ca. 1770, Scholten Japanese Art
Katsukawa Shunsho, ‘Nakamura Sukegoro II as Matano Goro’, ca. 1770, Scholten Japanese Art
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The actor is in the role of a samurai, identified by his daisho (two swords), with allover red body …

The actor is in the role of a samurai, identified by his daisho (two swords), with allover red body makeup and sujiguma (lit. 'line makeup') on his face emphasizing his ferocity. He wears a wide-shouldered over-vest decorated with a wave pattern and a kimono marked with the kanji, Kaji (?) which he has pushed …

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Nakamura Sukegoro II as Matano Goro, ca. 1770

Woodblock print
12 3/5 × 5 1/2 in
32 × 14 cm
Sold
Location
New York
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