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Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Ukiyo-e

"Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Ukiyo-e"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 10  April 17, 2018 (Tue) - May 13, 2018 (Sun)

  
Fight between Tatsugoro, a Fireman of the Me Squad and Daihachi, a Sumo Wrestler (detail), By Toyohara Kunichika, Meiji era, 19th century

This exhibit features works themed on the seasonal festival of May, better known as the Boys’ Festival, with vigorous works such as portrayals of Samurai and Kintaro, the powerful boy in legends.

Current exhibit includes:
The Arched Bridge at Kameido, By Isoda Koryusai, Edo period, 18th century
The Actors Segawa Kikunojo III as Yamanba and Kataoka Nizaemon VII as Kintaro, By Katsukawa Shunko, Edo period, 18th century
Fight between Tatsugoro, a Fireman of the Me Squad and Daihachi, a Sumo Wrestler, By Toyohara Kunichika, Meiji era, 19th century