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Shiki no tsuki

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Title
Shiki no tsuki
Additional title: Moon in four seasons
Names
Toyohara, Kunichika, 1835-1900 (Attributed name)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFM Toy K Shi 1
Topics
Dance -- Japan
Geishas -- Japan
Genres
Prints
Notes
Language: Text in Japanese.
Biographical/historical: According to accompanying notes, the dance depicted is an example of otoko mai or a dance in male style, performed to the song? Kogane no hana (Golden flowers).
Physical Description
Woodcuts
Extent: 1 print (3 sheets) : woodblock, color ; full sheet 39 x 74 cm.
Description
Depiction of a performance by geisha, or professional female entertainers. At left, six women dance with fans; at right are four singers and three shamisen players. An inset at top right depicts four performers onstage, against the backdrop of a pine tree.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
Japanese
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 821190401
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19739015
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 40127010-ac0d-0133-4ee2-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1900: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Shiki no tsuki" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/87c63780-ac0e-0133-3ae8-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Shiki no tsuki" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/87c63780-ac0e-0133-3ae8-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). Shiki no tsuki Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/87c63780-ac0e-0133-3ae8-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Shiki no tsuki