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Toyohara Kunichika, Japanese, (1835–1900)
Eagle, Magician and Beauties - Kabuki, 1886
Ink on paper
14 5/16 x 29 in. (36.32 x 73.66 cm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Meiji (Japan, 1869-1912)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2013.1.20


Commentary
This work depicts a scene from Kabuki theater. The magician Jiraiya is portrayed in a black robe. In this work, Ichikawa Danjuro (1838-1903) plays that role. Two ladies are portrayed. The lady on the right is actually the ghost of Princess Nowake.

From left to right, the characters are as follows:
(l) Bando Kakitsu I (1847-1893), Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Jiraiya, Nakamura Fukusuke IV (1865-1940), Nakamura Shikan IV (1831-1899)

Marks
artist's signature: Toyohara Kunichika
seal: Toshidama

Medium
ink on paper

Object Description
Three oban tate-e

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