The Actor Segawa Kikunojo II as Yuki Onna (the Snow Woman) in a dance interlude in scene two of the Joruri "Courtesan's Rouge on a Snow White Face (Oyama Beni Yuki no Sugao)" from the play "Cotton Wadding of Izu Protecting the Matrimonial Chrysanthemums (Myoto-giku Izu no Kisewata)," performed at the Ichimura Theater from the first day of the eleventh month

A work made of color woodblock print; center sheet of hosoban triptych.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; center sheet of hosoban triptych.

Date:

c. 1770

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Actor Segawa Kikunojo II as Yuki Onna (the Snow Woman) in a dance interlude in scene two of the Joruri "Courtesan's Rouge on a Snow White Face (Oyama Beni Yuki no Sugao)" from the play "Cotton Wadding of Izu Protecting the Matrimonial Chrysanthemums (Myoto-giku Izu no Kisewata)," performed at the Ichimura Theater from the first day of the eleventh month

Origin

Japan

Date

1765–1775

Medium

Color woodblock print; center sheet of hosoban triptych

Dimensions

30.6 x 14.3 cm (12 1/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1925.2419

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