Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando) (Japanese, 1797-1858). <em>The Actors Ichikawa Danjuro VIII and Segawa Kikunojo V</em>, ca. 1835. Woodblock print, 8 8/16 x 7 3/8 in.  (21.6 x 18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1051.7 (Photo: , X1051.7_SL1.jpg)

The Actors Ichikawa Danjuro VIII and Segawa Kikunojo V

Artist:Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando)

Medium: Woodblock print

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Dates:ca. 1835

Dimensions: 8 8/16 x 7 3/8 in. (21.6 x 18.7 cm)

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Accession Number: X1051.7

Image: X1051.7_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Surimono (privately published print featuring poetry). Standing Kabuki actors in front of a plum tree; male actor in reddish kimono with floral design and black tabi socks holds a black umbrella; the other next to him in black outfit with geometric design probably plays a courtesan. Two poems on the upper left. Condition: Colors in good state. All edges worn and frayed slightly. Paper has yellowed.

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