The Actor Otani Hiroemon III as Hige no Ikyu in the scene “Sukeroku” in the play "Hitokidori Harutsuge Soga" ("The Soga Play: Announcement of the Spring Season by the Bush Warbler")

A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban; left sheet of diptych (?).
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban; left sheet of diptych (?).

Date:

c. 1764

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Actor Otani Hiroemon III as Hige no Ikyu in the scene “Sukeroku” in the play "Hitokidori Harutsuge Soga" ("The Soga Play: Announcement of the Spring Season by the Bush Warbler")

Origin

Japan

Date

1759–1769

Medium

Color woodblock print; hosoban; left sheet of diptych (?)

Dimensions

33.8 x 14.5 cm (13 x 5 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Frederick W. Gookin Collection

Reference Number

1939.726

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