Utagawa Kunihisa: diptych print - British Museum

Artist: Utagawa Kunihisa

Title: diptych print

Date: 1804

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Source: British Museum
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Colour woodblock print, oban diptych. The kabuki actors Sawamura Gennosuke I as Tomoenojo (right sheet), seated, holding a letter scroll, and Segawa Michinosuke I as the ghost of the courtesan Oshu (Keisei Oshu no yukon), in the dance 'Sono omokage Asamagatake', (lyrics by Masuyama Kinpachi I); performed at the Ichimura-za in the 7th month of 1804.

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