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Nakamura Tokizô III as the dancer Shizuka Gozen

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Ōta Masamitsu, Nakamura Tokizô III as the dancer Shizuka Gozen, 1954, color woodblock print, Gift of Mrs. Fay Kramer, © unknown, research required, 91.48.1G

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Title

Nakamura Tokizô III as the dancer Shizuka Gozen

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 3/4 in x 9 7/8 in; sheet: 16 7/8 in x 10 15/16 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

91.48.1G

Copyright

© unknown, research required

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

relief printing

relief prints

woodcut

Description

Nakamura Tokizô III (1895-1959), who acted under that stage name from 1916 until a year before his death, was a noted onnagata actor who specialized in wife roles. He is depicted in this print as the dancer Shizuka Gozen, lover of the warrior Yoshitsune in the play, “Yoshitsune senbon zakura.”

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