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Shintomi-za jōhyōban geisha odori no zu (Picture of Geisha Dance Sensation at the Shintomi Theater)
  • Utagawa Kunimasa IV
    1848–1920
    active: Japan
  • Shintomi-za jōhyōban geisha odori no zu (Picture of Geisha Dance Sensation at the Shintomi Theater), 1883, 10th month, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, lacquer
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 347 x 710 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 5/8 x 27 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0767
Description

Interior view of a kabuki theater, geisha dance performance with large crowds in boxes in foreground, and dancers filing in to stage center.