The geisha Tojin (Foreigner), Shishi (Lion) and Sumo (Wrestler) attired as actors in a Niwaka or burlesque theatrical performance in the streets of the Yoshiwara

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Title
The geisha Tojin (Foreigner), Shishi (Lion) and Sumo (Wrestler) attired as actors in a Niwaka or burlesque theatrical performance in the streets of the Yoshiwara
Names
Kitagawa, Utamaro, 1753?-1806 (Printmaker)
Tsuruya (Japanese, active 18th century) (Publisher)
Collection

Charles Stewart Smith collection of Japanese prints

Seiro Niwaka Onnageisha no bu

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1793
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: 113358
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: Charles Stewart Smith Collection
Citation/reference: Smith C-7+
Physical Description
Woodcuts
Extent: Image: 15 x 10 in. (38.1 x 25.4 cm) Paper / Sheet: 15 x 10 in. (38.1 x 25.4 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 342399
TMS Object Number: 113358
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 45e5a540-7434-0133-d302-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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  • 1793: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "The geisha Tojin (Foreigner), Shishi (Lion) and Sumo (Wrestler) attired as actors in a Niwaka or burlesque theatrical performance in the streets of the Yoshiwara" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f74438d0-382a-0135-6cf3-756d877b813a

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1793). The geisha Tojin (Foreigner), Shishi (Lion) and Sumo (Wrestler) attired as actors in a Niwaka or burlesque theatrical performance in the streets of the Yoshiwara Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f74438d0-382a-0135-6cf3-756d877b813a

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The geisha Tojin (Foreigner), Shishi (Lion) and Sumo (Wrestler) attired as actors in a Niwaka or burlesque theatrical performance in the streets of the Yoshiwara