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Ichikawa Danjūrō VII and Segawa Kikunojō V
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Ichikawa Danjūrō VII and Segawa Kikunojō V, 1823, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 211 x 191 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 83 1/16 x 75 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1481

Color print of a seated woman and a man standing behind her. The woman is wearing a long, printed robe that is decorated with shades of red and green. There are many decorations in her hair, and the man is holding a weapon in each of his hands. There is calligraphy in the top of the image. Poems by Kikunojō, Danjūrō, and Ifukutei Miyamori.