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#1: Ichikawa Ebizô V as Prince Suzuka and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Yamanoue Gennaizaemon in Zôhiki (Elephant-pulling), from the series The Eighteen Great Plays

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Utagawa Kunisada as Toyokuni III, #1: Ichikawa Ebizô V as Prince Suzuka and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Yamanoue Gennaizaemon in Zôhiki (Elephant-pulling), from the series The Eighteen Great Plays, 1852, ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print), Bequest of James Sumner Douglass, public domain, 2006.93.43

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#1: Ichikawa Ebizô V as Prince Suzuka and Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as Yamanoue Gennaizaemon in Zôhiki (Elephant-pulling), from the series The Eighteen Great Plays

Related Titles

series (translated): The Eighteen Great Plays

series (transliterated): Jûhachiban no uchi

Related People

publisher: Ebisuya Shōshichi (Japanese, active Edo/Tokyo ca. 1846-1883)

Date

1852

Period

Japan: Edo period (1615-1868)

Medium

ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 14 1/4 in x 9 9/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

seal: Watanabe

seal: Mera

seal: ne san (year of the rat, 3rd month)

signature: Kôchô toyokuni ga

publisher: Koshoro Toyokuni ga Pub.: Ebisuya

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Bequest of James Sumner Douglass

Accession Number

2006.93.43

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

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