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Ukie nô kyôgen no zu (Perspective Picture of a Noh Performance)

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Utagawa Toyoharu, Ukie nô kyôgen no zu (Perspective Picture of a Noh Performance), ca. 1770, color woodblock print on paper; yoko ōban nishiki-e, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.190

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Title

Ukie nô kyôgen no zu (Perspective Picture of a Noh Performance)

Related Titles

original language: 浮絵能狂言之圖

translated: Perspective Picture of a Noh Performance

transliterated: Ukie nô kyôgen no zu

Artist

Utgawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735-1814)

Related People

publisher: Nishimura Yohachi (Japanese, active mid-19th century)

Date

ca. 1770

Period

Japan: Edo period (1615-1868)

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; yoko ōban nishiki-e

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyoe shūka v. 9, pl. 93

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image/sheet: 9 7/8 in x 14 15/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

publisher's mark: hanmoto 版元 (publisher), printed in black, right margin Language: Japanese

publisher's mark: Eijudô Nishimuraya 永壽堂 西村屋 (Eijudô Nishimuraya), printed in black ink, lower right margin Language: Japanese

collector's mark: Wakai oyaji わか井おやぢ (Old man Wakai (Wakai Kenzaburô, 1834-1908)), stamped in red ink; relief seal, right margin Language: Japanese Description: collector's seal

collector's mark: Hayashi Tadamasa 林忠正 (Hayashi Tadamasa), stamped in red ink; relief seal, right margin Language: Japanese Description: collector's seal

title: Ukie nô kyôgen no zu 浮繪能狂言之圖 (うきゑのうきやうけんのづ) (Perspective Picture of a Noh Performance), printed, right margin Language: Japanese Description: Note that 'furigana' (hiragana indicating the pronunciation of the characters) appear to the right of the Chinese characters (kanji)

signature: Utagawa Toyoharu ga 哥川豊春画 (Picture by Utagawa Toyoharu), printed in black ink, right margin Language: Japanese Description: Note the artist's use of a non-standard character for 'uta' 哥 - M. Graybill

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.190

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Edo

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

theaters

woodcuts

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