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Title Takahashi Sakujuro and Tanizawa Shusui (characters from ´Tsuru hitosuji kaga no fundai´, Japanese play)
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker *Kunisada;Utagawa;
Date 1832
Extended Description Man with burning letter holding it over brazier. He wears blue and white striped garment with wide obi and pink and blue top with wide shoulders. He is bare-foot, and carries two swords. There are plants and flowers in the background.
Id Number Current Accession O.8.3
Id Number Current Repository 1417
Inscription Artist´s signature ´Gototei Kunisada ga´; censorship seal ´Kiwame´ ; date verso.
Location Creation Site Japan
Notes Actors Nakamura Shikan III as Takahashi Sakujuro (right) and Mimasu Gennosuke I as Tanizawa Shusui (left) in play Tsuru hitosuji kaga no fundai, performed at Nakamura theatre from 16th day of 7th month, 1832. Originally mounted with O.8.1, O.8.2. See also O.22. Utagawa Kunisada, 1786-1864.
Publisher Omiya Heibachi
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Technique Colour woodcut
Work Type Oriental
 

 

 

 

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