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Woodblock print

Description

Colour woodblock print, sheet from a diptych, depicting the Kabuki actor Nakamura Shikan II (Nakamura Utaemon IV) as Ofune on a platform among roiling waves, from the play Shinrei Yaguchi no watashi: Japan, by Hokuei, 1825-30

Museum reference

A.1887.745.94.19

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Hokuei
Japan, East Asia

Date

19th century

Materials

Paper

Associations

Nakamura Shikan II, 1825 - 1835 (fl.)

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