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Onoe Baikô VII as Fujitsubo

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Ōta Masamitsu, Onoe Baikô VII as Fujitsubo, 1954, color woodblock print, Gift of Mrs. Fay Kramer, © unknown, research required, 91.48.1H

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Title

Onoe Baikô VII as Fujitsubo

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 3/4 in x 10 7/8 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

91.48.1H

Copyright

© unknown, research required

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

relief printing

relief prints

woodcut

Description

Onoe Baikô VII (1915-1995) was one of the most successful kabuki stars of the 20th century, with an acting career that spanned seven decades. He assumed the name Baikô in 1947. He specialized in female dance roles, but also played romantic male leads. He is portrayed here in the role of Fujitsubo, consort to the Emperor and the secret lover of Prince Genji in “Tales of Genji.”

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