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Image: Lion Dance Scene from Kabuki (Shishi Shô no Oto)

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Lion Dance Scene from Kabuki (Shishi Shô no Oto)

19th century
19th century
366 x 247 mm (14.4 x 9.7 in.)

Kunichika Toyohara, aka Arakawa, Yasohachi, Beiô, Japanese, (1835–1900)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Color woodcut
Edition: Based on inscription and image, this may be the left component of a diptych or triptych.
Marks: Inscribed, center right: publisher’s mark, “Kunichika hitsu” [artist’s name] and a red circle [artist’s mark]; inscribed, upper center: “Shihimai no oto” “Shihshimai no tomo” [roles]
Credit Line: Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (BA Wesleyan 1943), 1985
Accession Number: 1985.22.8

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  • dance - Performing art form realized in rhythmic movement, creating visual designs by a series of poses and tracing of patterns through space in the course of measured units of time. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added.]
  • dancers - Use for those who engage in the activity of dancing or who practice the art of dance, especially as a profession. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added.]
  • theater (discipline) - Use for the professionally oriented study of theater, involving training, practice, and study in the processes of doing theater. For the academically oriented study of theater, use "drama." [August 1995 descriptor changed, was "theater". April 1993 related term added.]
  • Ukiyo-e

  • image Dimensions: 366 x 247 mm (14.4 x 9.7 in.)

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