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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, 3rd month, 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

Artist

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)

Related People

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

Date

3rd month, 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

cartouche: 鈴鹿の皇子, black ink within red rectangular cartouche, upper right, within block

censor's mark: 米良 渡辺, printed in black ink within circle, lower right, within block

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

signature: 香蝶豊国画, printed in black ink within orange with yellow border Toshidama cartouche, lower left, within block

publisher's mark: , lower right, within block

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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