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Maker(s):Utagawa Toyokuni I
Culture:Japanese (1769-1825)
Title:A Prosperous Theater (Shiban o hansho no zu)
Date Made:early 1820's
Materials:woodblock print
Accession Number:  AC 1998.20.a-c
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

oban triptych, publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi. Ichikawa Danjuro VII and Iwai Hanshio are performing the lion dance. the triptych is a recreation (sakan) of a picture Toyokuni designed for the publisher in the 1790s.

crowds; performances; recreation; entertaining; musical instruments; interiors; actors; dancers; woods

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