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Five Vignettes from Popular Plays, from the series Harimaze Mirror of Kabuki Plays

Five Vignettes from Popular Plays, from the series Harimaze Mirror of Kabuki Plays

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
Five Vignettes from Popular Plays, from the series Harimaze Mirror of Kabuki Plays
Date
3/1854
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
343 x 233 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.2006b
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased in Japan by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

  • Mueller, Laura. "Competition and Collaboration: Japanese Prints of the Utagawa School." Leiden, The Netherlands: Hotei Publishing, 2007. p. 172, no. 158

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