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GloPAD ID 1002991
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Digital Object Title Nakamura Sukegoro II, ogi-ge page 1
Part of a 52 Object Series Prints, Ehon butai ogi, volume 3
Component Associated Performing Art Kabuki
Component Woodcut (print)
Component Proper Name Ehon Butai Ogi: Page 1 of 52 in volume 3 of 3
Component Represented People Nakamura Sukegorō II (Actor)
Component Associated Location Not applicable
Component Represented Language Japanese
Component Associated People Katsukawa Shunshō (Artist) , , ,
Date Object Created 1917 - 1917
Object Creation Technique Woodblock print
Object Dimensions 6 x 9 x none
Object Colors / Patterns Pale gray, black, red, green, purple, pale brown
Object Material Japanese paper
Object Inscriptions / Markings Left: Hayashi jar (tsubo) seal of Katsukawa Shunsho, used 1764-1770; reproduction? Nakamura Sukegoro (the actor's name); bottom right: Gyoraku (his literary name)
Component Notes Book is reproduction of 1770 original. Figures are in fan shaped spaces . Character type: A Ninja (a shodow worrior), biting the magic "Tiger Scroll" he has just stolen by performing a sleep spell on Kisanda, one of the play's heroes. Component References: The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School (p.112-113); The Art of the Japanese Book (p.330-335)

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