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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
  • Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in matted with 1928.7758
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1493

Color print of a man and seated woman in an interior. The man is standing behind the woman, and wearing a gold and black striped robe. He is holding two weapons in his hands. The woman is wearing a long, multi-colored robe in shades of orange, green, and blue. She is turning to look at the man behind her, and she has many ornaments in her hair. There is calligraphy in the top of the print. Poems by Kikunojō, Danjūrō, and Ifukutei Miyamori.