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Title Shokuro the referee ; the wrestler Onigadake (characters from ´Sekitori nidai shobu-zuke´, Japanese play)
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker *Kunisada;Utagawa;
Date 1832
Extended Description 1. Man sitting facing right on bench with arms crossed. He wears black cloak over blue printed kimono over grey trousers, with black socks and blue toe-peg sandals, and carries sword. 2. Figure, sitting facing left. He wears pink printed/ brocaded fringed garment. He has sword, black socks and blue toe-peg sandals.
Id Number Current Accession O.8.1
Id Number Current Repository 1416
Inscription Artist´s signature ´Gototei Kunisada ga´ ; censorship seal ´Kiwame´; date verso.
Location Creation Site Japan
Notes Actors Arashi Kanjuro I as Shokuro the referee (right) and Nakamura Shikan III as wrestler Onigadake (left) in play 'Sekitori nidai shobu-zuke', performed at Nakamura theatre from 15th day of 9th month, 1832. Originally mounted with O.8.3. Mounted on board. Utagawa Kunisada, 1786-1864.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Technique Colour woodcut
Work Type Oriental



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