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Manzai dancers
  • Teisai Hokuba
    1771–1844
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Manzai dancers, 1804, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1578
Description
Literature

Color print of two figures dancing, the figure in the left side of the print is leaning forward and holding an open fan, while the figure in the right side of the print is kneeling and holding a small drum. Both of the figures are wearing long robes, and there is calligraphy throughout the top of the print. Poem by Heiando Wagoto.