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Description

Colour woodblock print, depicting the kabuki actor Kawarasaki Gonjuro I as Hanakawado Sukeroku, in the play Sukeroku, The Flower of Edo (Sukeroku yukari no Edo zakura), from the series Thirty-six Selected Floral Parallels (Tosei mitate sanjurokkasen): Japan, by Utagawa Kunisada, 1861

Museum reference

A.1887.745.92.135

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Utagawa Kunisada, 1786 - 1864, Artist
Japan, East Asia

Date

1861

Materials

Paper

Associations

Depicted: Ichikawa Danjuro IX (Kawarasaki Gonjuro I)
Depicted: Hanakawado Sukeroku
Depicted: Edo, Musashi province, Japan, East Asia
Depicted: Sukeroku yukari no Edo zakura

Exhibitions

  • Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints (04 Oct 2013 - 02 Feb 2014)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Rosina Buckland, Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints (National Museums Scotland, 2013), no. 38

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