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An image of Actors: Arashi Rikan II and Seki Sanjûrô II in Hakkenden by Shunbaisai HOKUEI

Shunbaisai HOKUEI

(Japan  – circa 1837)

Title
Actors: Arashi Rikan II and Seki Sanjûrô II in Hakkenden
Other titles:
Unidentified scene from Kabuki drama
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Tenpo era 1830 - 1844Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1833-1837
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

35.8 x 49.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.l. [left sheet] , in Japanese, ink [incised into block] "Shunbaisai Hokuei ga [picture by Shunbaisai Hokuei]". Not dated. Signed l.r. [right sheet], in Japanese, ink [incised into block] "Shunbaisai Hokuei ga [picture by Shunbaisai Hokuei]". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Thea Waddell 1976
Accession number
106.1976.a-b
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 6. cat.no. 1.7

Exhibition history (1)

Heroes and Villains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 May 2001–19 Aug 2001