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Woman playing Samisen

Image for Woman playing Samisen
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Artist
Okumura Masanobu 奥村政信 (1686-1764)
Date
1686-1764
Period
Edo period
Credit Line
Gift of the family of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet and image): 30.2 x 15.7 cm (11 7/8 x 6 3/16 in)
Type
Print
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Accession Number
F1974.83
Topic
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
music
kabuki
shamisen
Japan
actor
ukiyo-e
Japanese Art
WWII-era provenance
Origin
Japan
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum