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Title

Kabuki scene

1896

Artist

Toyohara Toyohara Kunichika

Japan

1835 – 1900

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Date
    1896
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodblock print
    Dimensions
    37.9 x 75.9 cm overall
    Credit
    Gift of Craig Westgate in memory of his grandmother Freda Thomas 2019
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    154.2019.a-c
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Toyohara Toyohara Kunichika

    Works in the collection

    18

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  • About

    Toyohara Kunichika was well known for his kabuki prints and his understanding of kabuki dramas that were popular during the time he was active. He was an artist that was able to make the transition from the Edo to the Meiji period during a period of great upheaval for the country both socially and politically. He started not only to depict more realistic faces of kabuki actors, but also experimented with western single point perspective.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

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