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Description

Part of a colour woodblock diptych print depicting the Kabuki actors Sawamura Sojuro as Suzuki Shusui (right) and Bandō Shūka as Shira-ito of Hashimoto-ya, from the play Sumidagawa performed at Ichimura-za in the 3rd month: Japan, by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1852

Museum reference

A.1887.745.44.73

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1797 - 1861, Artist
Japan, East Asia
Enshūya Hikobei, 1847 - 1867 (fl.), Publisher

Date

1852

Materials

Paper

Associations

Depicted: Bandō Shūka
Depicted: Shira-ito of Hashimotoya
Depicted: Sawamura Sōjūrō
Depicted: Suzuki Shūsui

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