Scene from a Kabuki play

This print shows a Kubuki performance. No title is given.

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada 歌川国貞 (1786-1865)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, first third 19th century
Ink and color on paper
H x W: 35.5 x 74.2 cm (14 x 29 3/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Verda M. Larsen
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Woodblock print

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kabuki, triptych, ukiyo-e

From at least 1952 to 1993
Mr. and Mrs. Larsen., collected in Japan during the Occupation. [1]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Verda Larsen. [2]


[1] Mr. and Mrs. Verda Larsen collected this woodblock print during their stay in Japan during the Occupation.

[2] See object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Verda Larsen


This print shows a Kubuki performance. No title is given.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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