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theater announcer addressing audience
  • Kakutei
    active: Japan
  • theater announcer addressing audience, 1818, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 130 x 174 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 51 1/8 x 68 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1602
Label Text

Color print of a man seated in front of a curtain covered with red, green, and blue vertical stripes. The man is reading from a scroll which he is holding open with both hands. There is calligraphy on the curtain behind him, throughout the center of the print.