Puppeteer Yoshida Senshi's New Quick-change Play at Yūki TheaterArtist(s)Utagawa KunisadaArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1832Medium & Supportprint on paper and wood mountDimensions
19 in x 41 3/4 in x 3/4 in (48.26 cm x 106.04 cm x 1.91 cm)Credit LineGift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi KatsuizumiSubject matter
This set of three prints shows a puppetter Yoshida Senshi in the middle, playing two characters. One on the left is Oiwa, from a ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan, and the other on the right is Nikki Danjō from Meiboku Sendai Hagi (Troubles of the Date Clan). The left print has a scene from Yotsuya Kaidan, and the right print has a scene from Meiboku Sendai Hagi.Physical Description
Image of five figures wearing blue, tan, red, and brown robes on largely blue, watery background.
This is the left print of a triptych (with 2015/2.157.1 and 2015/2.157.2).Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaAsianRights
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puppetry (performing arts)
puppets (recreational artifacts)