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Subject:Ukiyo-e Seppuku portrait
Posted By: akira Mon, Apr 29, 2019 IP:

I need help tiwh identification of this print, any information will be useful.
I want to thank everybody that helped me in the other messages.


Subject:Re: Ukiyo-e Seppuku portrait
Posted By: Guy Tue, Apr 30, 2019

The artist is Utagawa Kuniteru II (歌川国輝, 1830-1874). The print depicts the kabuki actor Nakamura Shikan IV (1831-1899) in the role of Kimura Matazô (
木浦又蔵) in the play 'Kachidoki Kachidoki Shichiji no Hatairo' performed at the Nakamura theatre in Edo, 8th month 1867.


Subject:Re: Ukiyo-e Seppuku portrait
Posted By: Stan Tue, Apr 30, 2019

Your print of Kiura Matzo is by Utagawa Kuniteru and was printed in 1867. See link below.


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