Asian Art
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Artist: Tsuruya Kokei, Japanese, born 1946

The Actor Nakamura Utaemon VI as the Courtesan Chitose Dayu

March 1989

Modern ukiyo-e: polychrome woodblock print on Ganpi Tori-no-ko paper from Fukui prefecture; brown mica ground

sheet: 14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in. (37.7 x 24.9 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Libertson
2010.212.8
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Heisei era (1989–2019)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Bibliography: 

“Tsuruya Koukei Official Website,” http://www.tsuruya-koukei.com/ (accessed September 18, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.