Artist: Katsukawa Shunshō (勝川春章)

Print: Segawa Kikunojō III [瀬川菊之丞] as a woman crouching with a sword

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Dates: circa 1791 - 1792,created
Dimensions: 6.125 in,12.75 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Shunshō ga (春章画)
Censor's seal: kiwame

Related links: Metropolitan Museum of Art;

Physical description:

Segawa Kikunojō III was also known as Segawa Senjo.

Although the Metropolitan Museum of Art dates this print from 1778 this cannot be correct, because it carries a kiwame censor's seal. The first known use of that seal was 1791 and Shunshō lived until 1792. The curatorial notes at the Met also state that this print may be one panel of a triptych, but without any proof.