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Memorial Portrait of Matsumoto Kōshirō V, Age 75

Memorial Portrait of Matsumoto Kōshirō V, Age 75

c. 1838
(Japanese, active 1820s-1850s)
Sheet: 37.5 x 26.1 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

This kabuki actor was known for playing bad guys. His fans would have collected this portrait as a memento following his death in May 1838.
  • College of Wooster, 1981: Japanese Prints and Ceramics from The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Toledo Museum of Art, and The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College.
    Year in Review: 1977. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (December 28, 1977-January 22, 1978).
    Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978: Year in Review 1977.
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