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The Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II and Segawa Kikunojo III as the Lovers Seijuro (right) and Onatsu (left), in the Elopement Scene "Michiyuki Hiyoku no Kiku-cho" (An Elopemet: Chrysanthemum-and-Butterfly Lovebirds), a Dance Interlude from Part Two of the Play Kabuki no Hana Bandai Soga (Flower of Kabuki: The Eternal Soga), Performed at the Ichimura Theater from the Twenty-fifth Day of the Fourth Month, 1781

A work made of color woodblock print; aiban.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of color woodblock print; aiban.

Date:

c. 1781

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II and Segawa Kikunojo III as the Lovers Seijuro (right) and Onatsu (left), in the Elopement Scene "Michiyuki Hiyoku no Kiku-cho" (An Elopemet: Chrysanthemum-and-Butterfly Lovebirds), a Dance Interlude from Part Two of the Play Kabuki no Hana Bandai Soga (Flower of Kabuki: The Eternal Soga), Performed at the Ichimura Theater from the Twenty-fifth Day of the Fourth Month, 1781

Origin

Japan

Date

1776–1786

Medium

Color woodblock print; aiban

Dimensions

32.5 × 28 cm (12 13/16 × 11 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1927.605

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