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two actors
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • two actors, 1820, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tatsu no miyako samban tsuzuki (Three Pictures of the Palace of the Dragon King)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1488
Description
Literature

Color print of two women, one standing and one seated. The seated woman is turning her head to look at the standing woman behind her. Both women are wearing long, multi-colored robes, and the standing woman is wearing small pink blossoms around her shoulders. Poems by Ryujoen and others.