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"Picture Books of Amusements of Actors on the Three Floors"

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Utagawa Toyokuni ; Shikitei Sanba ; Nishinomiya Shinroku

Date

1801

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Picture Books of Amusements of Actors on the Three Floors', Utagawa Toyokuni      ;    Shikitei Sanba      ;    Nishinomiya Shinroku
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Medium: Books | Woodblock printed book; ink and limited color on paper
Size: 5/16 x 6 1/8 x 8 1/2 in. (0.8 x 15.5 x 21.6 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Introduction by author on the first 4 pages suggesting the story was played in theater November 1800Note on the 5-8 pageAdvertising of the next publication on the 9 pagethe last 19 pages are appendixthe last half is appendixpostscript on the las On the back of cover;Author:Shikitei SanbaArtisrt:Utagawa ToyokuniPublisher:Shunsho_kenthere is a advertisemenst of the coming publication at the last
Physical Description: 2 vols, kusa-zo_shi
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.77.39.4.1
Artist: Toyokuni Utagawa, Japanese, 1769 - 1825
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1769 - 1825

Artist: Shinroku Nishinomiya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese

Artist: Sanba Shikitei, 1776 - 1822
Role: Author
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: 1776 - 1822
Added to Site: March 1, 2009