Kitagawa Utamaro (Tokyo 1753 – Tokyo 1806)
A print of a Samurai Actor by Kitagawa Utamaro reflected the relationship between the Armstrong's and the Tokujwa family.
Woodblock print, after Utamaro (d.1806), 19th-20th century reprint, in plain black wood frame.
Armstrong collection. Transferred by the Treasury to The National Trust in 1977 via the National Land Fund, aided by 3rd Baron Armstrong of Bamburgh and Cragside (1919 - 1987).
Makers and roles
Kitagawa Utamaro (Tokyo 1753 – Tokyo 1806), artist