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Bandō Hikosaburō V in the role of Hazama Jujiro Fujiwara Mitsuoki, from "Seichu gishi-den (Stories of the Faithful Samurai)"

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Bandō Hikosaburō V in the role of Hazama Jujiro Fujiwara Mitsuoki, from "Seichu gishi-den (Stories of the Faithful Samurai)"

Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786 - 1864)
Date: 1864
Medium: color woodblock print on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (/image): 13 1/4 × 9 in. (33.7 × 22.9 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center; Richard and Kay Ward Collection, 2014.40
Accession number: 2014.40
Classification: work on paper
Signed"nanajūkyū sai Toyokuni hitsu (79-year old Toyokuni painted)"
Portfolio/Series"Seichu gishi-den (Stories of the Faithful Samurai)"
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