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The Actors Nakamura Nakazo I as Omi no Kotoda (right), and Otani Hiroji III as Bamba no Chuda (left), in the Joruri "Sono Chidori Yowa no Kamisuki" (The Plovers: Combing Hair at Midnight), from Part Two of the Play O-atsurae-zome Soga no Hinagata (A Soga Pattern Dyed to Order), Performed at the Nakamura Theater from the Tenth Day of the Third Month, 1774

A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban diptych.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; hosoban diptych.

Date:

c. 1774

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Actors Nakamura Nakazo I as Omi no Kotoda (right), and Otani Hiroji III as Bamba no Chuda (left), in the Joruri "Sono Chidori Yowa no Kamisuki" (The Plovers: Combing Hair at Midnight), from Part Two of the Play O-atsurae-zome Soga no Hinagata (A Soga Pattern Dyed to Order), Performed at the Nakamura Theater from the Tenth Day of the Third Month, 1774

Origin

Japan

Date

1769–1779

Medium

Color woodblock print; hosoban diptych

Dimensions

Each sheet approx. 28.2 × 13.3 cm (11 1/8 × 5 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1939.2169

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