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  • Japanese: 絵本戯場年中鑑 (Ehon shibai nenjuu kagami)

Ehon shibai nenjû kagami is a woodblock-printed book illustrated by Utagawa Toyokuni and published in 1803 which illustrates numerous backstage aspects of the kabuki theatre, including stage tricks such as how quick-changes were done, how ghosts and skeletons were portrayed, and so forth.

References

  • Gallery labels, "Utagawa Toyokuni – A man who surpassed Sharaku," Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Sept 2019.

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