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Iwai Kumesabu^ro as Okane, the Mighty Woman of Ōmi

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)


Mrs. Kate Kiser Klein; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1972.

Object Information

artist
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)
period
Edo
creation date
about 1840
materials
color woodblock print
dimensions
14 3/8 x 10 in. (image & sheet, bled to margins)
mark descriptions
Artist's Signature reads: Ōju (by commission) Kōchōrō Kunisada ga
Publisher's mark: Kaga-ya Kichiemon, Kichibei (Seiseidō)
Censor's seal: circular kiwame
Inscription: [describes women of courage and beauty like Tomoe, the mistress of Kiso Yoshinaka, and Ōshōkun, the consort of the first emperor of the Han]
accession number
72.47.283
credit line
Gift of Mrs. Kate Kiser Klein
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Asian Art
colors