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Actors in a confrontation by a river from a contemporary drama. Colour woodcut by Kunisada II, 1857.

Utagawa, Kunisada, 1823-1880.
Date
Month 7, 1857
Reference
36040i
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Description

The hero subdues the mud-covered villain who pulls at the woman's sash with his teeth

The print depicts the stage-set with floor boards and flat props

Whole-length figures

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], Month 7, 1857.

Physical description

3 prints : woodcut, triptych printed in colours

Lettering

Kunisada-ga

Lettering note

Bears publisher's mark and censor's seal

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36040i

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Languages

  • Japanese



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