The Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX as a Male Fox Disguised as the Sake Seller Iseya (left) and Nakamura Tomijuro I as a Female Fox Disguised as the Beancake Peddler Hyugaya, in the Dance Sequence "Myoto-zake Kawaranu Nakanaka" (Everlasting Harmony of the Marital Cup), from the Second Part of the Play Chigo Torii Kitsune (Heavenly Child - The Fox Leaps Through the Shrine Gate), Performed at the Ichimura Theater in the Eleventh Month, 1777

A work made of color woodblock print; aiban.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; aiban.

Date:

c. 1777

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX as a Male Fox Disguised as the Sake Seller Iseya (left) and Nakamura Tomijuro I as a Female Fox Disguised as the Beancake Peddler Hyugaya, in the Dance Sequence "Myoto-zake Kawaranu Nakanaka" (Everlasting Harmony of the Marital Cup), from the Second Part of the Play Chigo Torii Kitsune (Heavenly Child - The Fox Leaps Through the Shrine Gate), Performed at the Ichimura Theater in the Eleventh Month, 1777

Origin

Japan

Date

1772–1782

Medium

Color woodblock print; aiban

Dimensions

32.4 x 23.1 cm (12 3/4 x 9 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Michener

Reference Number

1958.154

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