Urashima tarō

Urashima tarō
1 print : woodcut, color ; 38.3 x 24.5 cm.
Print shows a man (the fisherman) dancing wearing a kerchief and a skirt with a turtle motif, and a woman playing a shamisen; a fishing pole and the gift box containing time are in the background.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.
  • From the series: Tarōzuki mitsugumi sakazuki : Three sake cups to celebrate the three taros at New Years.
  • Format: one panel of a vertical Oban Nishikie triptych.
  • Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Men--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Women--Clothing & dress--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Dance--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Fairy tales--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Shamisens--1800-1810.
  • Time--1800-1810.
  • Ukiyo-e--Japanese--Color--1800-1810.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1800-1810.
Kitagawa, Utamaro, 1753?-1806, artist
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