Asian Art

Early Kabuki

early 17th century

Six-panel folding screen: ink and color on paper

with mounting: 91.6 x 279.2 cm (36 1/16 x 109 15/16 in.) 1st and 6th panel width is 47.6 cm; the rest each is 46 cm
Lent by Rosemarie and Leighton R. Longhi, B.A. 1967
ILE2010.20.1
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Kabuku bi no sekai: e wa kataru itan to kyoraku no ukiyo, exh. cat. (Nagoya, Japan: Tokugawa Art Museum, 1997), 41–62, 128–132, no. 8–15.

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