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Maker(s):Ichiyosai Yoshitaki
Culture:Japanese (1841-1899)
Title:Actor: A Girl at Night
Date Made:ca. 1860
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.6 cm; Sheet: 10 1/16 in x 7 1/4 in; 25.6 cm x 18.4 cm; Image: 9 13/16 in x 7 1/16 in; 24.9 cm x 17.9 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Yoshitaki hitsu]
Accession Number:  MH 1949.35.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A vertical night scene with a woman in blue-and-black grid kimono standing in the rain and turning to the left. Pebbles are visible on the ground; shadows of a bridge and mountains are visible in the background.

Tags:
Ukiyo-e; women; kabuki; actors; rain; evening

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