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Kabuki scene: The demon Ibaraki escaping with his severed arm
  • Toyohara Chikasato
    active circa 1887–1896
    active: Japan
    Toyohara Kunichika
    1835–1900
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Kabuki scene: The demon Ibaraki escaping with his severed arm, 1883, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 348 x 698 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 11/16 x 27 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 348 x 701 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 11/16 x 27 5/8 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.329.a,b,c
Description

Kabuki scene. The actors Ichikawa Sadanji as Watanabe Genji Tsuna dōji and Onoe Kikugoro V as the demon Ibaraki escaping with its severed arm. Kano style hawk, pine, and sun at right. Silver embossing. Karazuri on Ibaraki's hair and in hawks feathers.