Right-Hand Page: The Actors Bando Hikosaburo III as Soga no Goro (right), and Segawa Kikunojo IV as Onna Asahina (left), in the Play Ume-goyomi Akebono Soga; Left-hand Sheet: The Actors Onoe Matsusuke I as Furugori Shinzaemon (left), and Ichikawa Danjuro V and Kagekiyo (right) in the Play Hatsumombi Kuruwa Soga, Performed at the Nakamura Theater in the First Month, 1780

A work made of color woodblock print; double-page illustration from a theatrical picture-book.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; double-page illustration from a theatrical picture-book.

Date:

c. 1780

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunko I
Japanese, 1743-1812

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunko I

Title

Right-Hand Page: The Actors Bando Hikosaburo III as Soga no Goro (right), and Segawa Kikunojo IV as Onna Asahina (left), in the Play Ume-goyomi Akebono Soga; Left-hand Sheet: The Actors Onoe Matsusuke I as Furugori Shinzaemon (left), and Ichikawa Danjuro V and Kagekiyo (right) in the Play Hatsumombi Kuruwa Soga, Performed at the Nakamura Theater in the First Month, 1780

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1785

Medium

Color woodblock print; double-page illustration from a theatrical picture-book

Dimensions

15 x 32.3 cm (5 7/8 x 12 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold G. Henderson

Reference Number

1968.359

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