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An enactment of a court scene: five actor musicians perform before a dais on which actors as an emperor and empress are seated. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1847/1851.

  • Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
Date
1847/1851
Reference
35869i
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Description

Musicians in court robes perform on drums and flute; the emperor and empress are seated on thick, decorated mats (tatami); they wear multiple layers of robes

Whole-length figures

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], 1847/1851.

Physical description

3 prints : woodcut, triptych printed in colours

Lettering

Toyokuni-ga

Notes

Canapy of Old and Modern Hina Dolla

Lettering note

The lettering Toyokuni-ga occurs on each leaf

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35869i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese



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