The Actor Onoye Matsusuke with Sword Held Above His Head with Both Hands

Artist: Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: ca. 1778
Culture: Japan
Medium: Diptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper
Dimensions: H. 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm); W. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918
Accession Number: JP387a, b

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