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courtesan Takao - man watching through hedge

Kunisada I (Toyokuni III), 1849, Wood cut
courtesan Takao - man watching through hedge
courtesan Takao - man watching through hedge
courtesan Takao - man watching through hedge
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Item no
339
Title
Ashikaga Yorikane attacks courtesan Takao, scene from the Kabuki play 'Date kurabe'
Description
Actor portrait of Ichikawa Danjuro VIII. The characters of Ashikaga Yorikane, holding a sword, and the sumo wrestler known as Kinagawa Tanizo, depicted peeping through the hedge, would have both been performed by Ichikawa Danjuro VIII in a fast costume change. The villain in this play is easily identifiable by his unusual kimono which is patterned with blue bats and bamboo upon a black ground.
Artist / maker
Kunisada I (Toyokuni III)
Date
1849
Size
24.4 x 36.5 cm.
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
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Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.80(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£29.40(inc. VAT 20%)
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