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Kunisada Image

Segawa Kikunojo V

Segawa Kikunojo V as Agemaki in Sukeroku yukari no Edo zakura (Sukeroku’s affinity for the cherry blossoms of Edo) performed at the Tamagawa Theatre in 1819

Private collection

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Loan 406


Kunisada Image

Ichikawa Danjuro VII

Kunisada 14

Ichikawa Danjuro VII as Sukeroku in Sukeroku yukari no Edo zakura (Sukeroku’s affinity for the cherry blossoms of Edo) performed at the Tamagawa Theatre in 1819; Private collection

Loan 405


Kunisada Image

Onoe Kikugoro III as Shimbei

Collections Record: P.502-1937


Kunisada Image

Iwai Kumesaburo II as Agemaki

Surimono. Colour prints from woodblocks, with metallic pigment and blind embossing (karazuri). Shikishiban. Signed: Kôchôrô Kunisada ga, with artist’s double toshidama seal (left sheet). Poets: Ryûkatei Fûshi Mizugaki and Ryûôtei Hananari (right) and Ryûôtei Hananari (left). c.1830

Collections Record: P.501-1937


Newly printed picture of the Great Nakamura Theatre of Sakai-cho in the Eastern Capital Edo by Utagawa Yoshimaru

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Organised for Japan 2001

The Fitzwilliam Museum is especially grateful to John Carpenter, Tim Clark, Paul M. Griffith, Hideyuki Iwata and Ellis Tinios for their generous help during the preparation of this exhibition.

Funded by Japan 2001