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Kabuki Scene with Samurai (Oban Diptych)

Accession Number
2015/2.158.1

Title
Kabuki Scene with Samurai (Oban Diptych)

Artist(s)
Utagawa Kunisada

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1845 - 1854

Medium & Support
woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
14 ¾ in x 10 ¼ in (37.47 cm x 26.04 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi

Physical Description
One figure with a blue robe and a broken staff in front of a painted panel. The figure is in the lower left corner and looking to the viewer's right. The scene includes Japanese text.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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3 Related Resources

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Kabuki Images
(Part of 10 Learning Collections)
Samurai
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)

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