Utagawa Toyokuni I: - British Museum

Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I

Date: 1799

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Source: British Museum
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Colour woodblock print, oban. The kabuki actor Nakamura Noshio II as the shirabyoshi dancer Yokobue, performing beneath a blossoming cherry tree, with her courtier's cap ('eboshi') hanging from the bell rope; in the dance 'Kyoganoko musume Dojoji' performed at the Morita-za in the 4th month of 1799.

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