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The Grand Performance of Kabuki in the Eastern Capital, by the Pioneer of Perspective Pictures

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Katsushika Hokusai, The Grand Performance of Kabuki in the Eastern Capital, by the Pioneer of Perspective Pictures, ca. 1787, ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print), The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.395

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Title

The Grand Performance of Kabuki in the Eastern Capital, by the Pioneer of Perspective Pictures

Artist

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849)

Related People

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

Date

ca. 1787

Medium

ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 10 1/4 in x 15 3/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

inscription: Above stage: "Many people" or "The popular place". Down right side: "Ukioye. East City, Yedo. Singing Dance at the Great Opera picture. (Nishimura printing house, 2nd edition, Vengeance Scene)"

signature/maker's mark: Signature: Katsu Shunrō ga

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

32.395

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

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