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Actors as a courtier and a court-lady. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1858.

Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
Date
Month 10, 1858
Reference
36023i
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Description

The man wears a courtier's hunting dress; the woman is in the robes of a court lady; their dress evokes earlier times

Half-length figures

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], Month 10, 1858.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Toyokuni-ga

Notes

Eastern capital: competition in patronage (No. 6)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36023i

Lettering note

Bears publisher's mark, censor's seal, actor's role and set title

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese


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