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Three actors in a scene from a contemporary drama. Colour woodcut by Kunisada II, 1857.

  • Utagawa, Kunisada, 1823-1880.
Date
Month 7, 1857
Reference
36042i
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Description

The lantern in the centre is a warning against fire and gives the end of a house name which indicates the setting of a restaurant or a brothel; a lavish meal is set out on the table behind

Whole-length figures

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

2 print : woodcut, diptych printed in colours

Lettering

Kunisada-ga

Lettering note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36042i

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Languages

  • Japanese


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