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Mizutani Yaeko as Madama Butterfly

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Ōta Masamitsu, Mizutani Yaeko as Madama Butterfly, 1954, color woodblock print, Gift of Mrs. Fay Kramer, © unknown, research required, 91.48.1D

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Title

Mizutani Yaeko as Madama Butterfly

Related Titles

Series Title: Gendai butai geika (Flowers of the Modern Stage)

Artist

Ōta Masamitsu (Japanese, 1893-1975)

Date

1954

Medium

color woodblock print

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 14 5/8 in x 9 13/16 in; sheet: 16 13/16 in x 10 3/4 in

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Modern Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fay Kramer

Accession Number

91.48.1D

Copyright

© unknown, research required

Terms

actors

Japanese woodblock prints

relief printing

relief prints

woodcut

Description

Mizutane Yaeko (1905-1979) was a leading actress in the Shinpa (New School) of Theater and Film, which flourished in Japan in from the late 19th century onward. She was married to Morita Kan'ya, a well-known actor.

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