An image of Kabuki Theatre [Naka Mitsuhisa], the play Sarayashiki keshō sugatami (Kabuki-za Naka Mitsuhisa The mansion of plates and the cursed make-up mirror): the actors Onoe Kikugorō V as the ghost of Okiku (above), Ichikawa Danjūrō IX as Aoyama Tessan, Onoe Matsusuke (IV) as Iwabuchi Chūta and Onoe Kikujirō V as the attendant Arisuke (below)

Toyohara Kunichika

(Japan 1835 – 1900)

Kabuki Theatre [Naka Mitsuhisa], the play Sarayashiki keshō sugatami (Kabuki-za Naka Mitsuhisa The mansion of plates and the cursed make-up mirror): the actors Onoe Kikugorō V as the ghost of Okiku (above), Ichikawa Danjūrō IX as Aoyama Tessan, Onoe Matsusuke (IV) as Iwabuchi Chūta and Onoe Kikujirō V as the attendant Arisuke (below)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Meiji period 1868–1912
Year
1892
Media
Print
Medium
woodblock print; ink and colour on paper
Dimensions
triptych 105.8 x 24 cm
Credit
Yasuko Myer Bequest Fund 2018
Accession number
282.2018