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- Object: Joruri mutsumashizuki koi no tedori 浄瑠璃 陸（睦）月恋手取 (The Crafty Art of New Year's Love)
Colour woodblock pillar print. Actors Segawa Kikunojo III and Iwai Hanshiro IV as maidens performing 'Harukoma' dance in joruri play 'Mutsumajizuki koi no tedori'. Inscribed, signed, marked and sealed.
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Height: 66.70 centimetres
Width: 11.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
The actors Segawa Kikunojo III as Yasukata (right) and Iwai Hanshiro IV as Uto (left) perform with hobby-horses as part of the dance-skit "Mutsumashi-zuki koi no tedori", performed at the Nakamura Theatre in the 11th month, 1782.
(label copy, TTC, 1999)
The actors, riding hobby-horses, are Segawa Kikunojo III and Iwai Hanshiro IV. They are performing an extract from the drama 'Mutsumashizuki Koi no Tedori' ('The Profit of New Year's Love') recited by the 'joruri' (dramatic narrative) master Tomimoto Buzen-dayu. The print is signed 'Painted by Kiyonaga'.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2016 Oct–2017 Jan, London, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from Prehistory to the Present'
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Mutsumashizuki koi no tedori (The Crafty Art of New Year's Love)
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