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Two actors, Sawamura Tosshō and Nakamura Shikou, in court dress in a violent confrontation: a third actor, Iwai Shijaku, wears a female robe and looks down from a roundel. Colour woodcut by Kunichika, 1870.

Toyohara, Kunichika, 1835-1900.
Date
1870
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About this work

Description

Half-length figures

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], Month 6, 1870.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Kunichika-hitsu

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35242i

Lettering note

Bears publisher's mark, block cutter's mark, censor's seal, actor's name and actor's role

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese


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