Art on Tuesday: Kabuki Actor

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This is an ukiyo e of an kabuki actor called Nakumara Utaemon by the Japanese painter Kawase Hasui (1883-1957). There are six generations of kabuki actors with the same name, all have been very famous in Japan.

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