The Actors Segawa Kikunojo III as the Spirit of Joro-gumo (Harlot Spider) Disguised as the Maiko Tsumagiku (right), and Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Urabe no Suetake (left), in the Play Shitenno Tonoi no Kisewata, Performed at the Nakamura Theater in the Eleventh Month, 1781

A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban; diptych.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban; diptych.

Date:

c. 1781

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Actors Segawa Kikunojo III as the Spirit of Joro-gumo (Harlot Spider) Disguised as the Maiko Tsumagiku (right), and Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Urabe no Suetake (left), in the Play Shitenno Tonoi no Kisewata, Performed at the Nakamura Theater in the Eleventh Month, 1781

Origin

Japan

Date

1776–1786

Medium

Color woodblock print; hosoban; diptych

Dimensions

30.9 x 14.1 cm (12 3/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1938.490

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