A Votive Tablet with Masks of Kabuki Actors at Face Value

Utagawa Kuniyoshi1852

Fukuoka City Museum

Fukuoka City Museum
福岡市早良区百道浜3-1-1, Japan

Kuniyoshi painted a joking picture of actors' like a picture of masks in a votive tablet,and challenged to the ban of painting portraits of actors or courtesans in the half of the 19th century. All actors' names can be proven.


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