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Two actors in a 'split-screen' image. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1857.

  • Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
Date
Month 8, 1857
Reference
36021i
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About this work

Description

Half-length figures

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], Month 8, 1857.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Ōju Toyokuni hitsu ; Kunisada-ga

Notes

Eastern capital: competition in patronage (No. 1)

Creator/production credits

Heroic samurai figure in the foreground by Kunisada II; figure in the top left is a determined commoner by Kunisada; begun as a joint project between Kunisada and his son-in-law but completed by Kunisada

Lettering note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36021i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese



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