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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, color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e, 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

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catalog entry: Seisuiki Umegae Genta, Mugen no kane no dan (The Rise and Fall of the Heike, Umegae and Genta in the Bell of Hell Episode): Young woman surrounded by the text of a libretto, from the series Jôruri zukushi (An Assortment of Plays)

descriptive: Young woman surrounded by the text of a libretto

display title: The Rise and Fall of the Heike, Umegae and Genta in the Bell of Hell Episode: Unidentified actor as the courtesan Umegae, surrounded by the text of a libretto, from the series An Assortment of Plays

series (translated): An Assortment of Plays

series (transliterated): Jôruri zukushi

translated: The Rise and Fall of the Heike, Umegae and Genta in the Bell of Hell Episode

transliterated: Seisuiki Umegae Genta, Mugen no kane no dan

Artist

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)

Related People

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

Date

ca. 1832

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image/sheet: 14 3/4 in x 10 1/16 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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