Katsukawa Shunsen: triptych print - British Museum

Artist: Katsukawa Shunsen

Title: triptych print

Date: 1811

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Colour woodblock print, oban triptych. The kabuki actors Segawa Roko IV as Tsukisayo (right sheet), Sawamura Gennosuke I as Umezawa Kagorobei with two swords (centre), and Onoe Matsusuke II as Onio Bozu, all depicted on the banks of a river, in the play ‘Sakaicho Maizuru Soga’ by Nagawa Tokusuke I; performed at the Nakamura-za in the 1st month of 1811.

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