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Actor as Genzaemon's wife, Shiratae, with petals falling behind. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1858.

Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
Date
1858
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About this work

Description

Wife of character in this catalogue no. 35959; her eyebrows are shaved as befitting married women

Cartouche carrying name of role surrounded by flowering plum branches

Half-length figures

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Toyokuni-ga

Notes

Untitled set

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35960i

Lettering note

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

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese


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