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Unidentified actor as the courtesan Umegae in the Bell of Hell Episode from The Rise and Fall of the Heike, from the series An Assortment of Plays

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Utagawa Kunisada, Unidentified actor as the courtesan Umegae in the Bell of Hell Episode from The Rise and Fall of the Heike, from the series An Assortment of Plays, ca. 1832, ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print), The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.365

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Unidentified actor as the courtesan Umegae in the Bell of Hell Episode from The Rise and Fall of the Heike, from the series An Assortment of Plays

Related Titles

series (translated): An Assortment of Plays

series (transliterated): Jôruri zukushi

Artist

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)

Related People

publisher: Iseya Rihei (Japanese, active 1790s-ca. 1879)

Date

ca. 1832

Medium

ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 14 11/16 in x 10 in

Inscriptions & Markings

seal: kiwame

signature: Kôchôrô Kunisada ga

signature/maker's mark: Kunisada, gwa

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

32.365

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

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