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Yakusha jūnikagetsu mondō [picture] / Toyohara Kunichika hitsu
役者十二ヶ月問答 [picture] / 豊原国周筆
Bib ID 6094664
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Toyohara, Kunichika, 1835-1900 artist
豊原, 国周, 1835-1900
 
Online Versions
Description [Tōkyō : Fukuda Kumajirō; 1894] 
3 prints : woodblock, col. 36 x 25 cm each. 
Summary

Three people in normal kimono are depicted; one young man holding a fan, the other young man holding a pipe, and a young woman in the middle, playing a Japanese music instrument called samisen and drinking sake. The prints also includes 12 separate book pages printed; name of the month, name of a famous Kabuki actor of its time, some words of him and his family crest printed on each page, making the print interesting historic resource on the history of Kabuki.

Notes

Colour woodblock oban triptych print.

'Kyōgen sakusha Takeshiba Shōzō'.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-151515058

'狂言作者竹柴昇三'.

Subjects Kabuki -- Japan -- Pictorial works.  |  Actors -- Japan -- Pictorial works.
Form/genre Woodblock prints.
Other authors/contributors Takeshiba, Shōzō
Also Titled

Yakusha 12-kagetsu mondō

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