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street dancers
  • Totoya Hokkei
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • street dancers, 1811, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 213 x 182 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 83 7/8 x 71 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1413

Color print of figures dancing and playing music. A figure standing in the center of the image is wearing a lion costume and dancing. Several figures surrounding this dancer are playing drums and flutes. There is a bridge in the background and calligraphy in the top of the print. Poems by Togyokudō and Kakuyūdō Tomoyoshi.