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Kuronushi; a scene from the play Kagamiyama
  • Utagawa Kuniyasu
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Kuronushi; a scene from the play Kagamiyama, late 1810s–early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Six Immortal Poets (Rokkasen)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 184 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 82 5/8 x 72 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1524

Color print of two women, one seated and another standing. The woman standing behind the seated woman is raising a shoe above her head, as though she is about to strike the seated woman. They are both wearing long, printed robes in shades of red and green. There is calligraphy in the top left and right corners of the print. Poem by Shakuyakutei.