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Japanese Theater in the Edo Period

July 26, 1985 – October 14, 1985

Museum: Freer Gallery of Art

Location: Gallery 1

Kabuki and puppet theater performances are the subject of many of the paintings on hanging scrolls, hand-scrolls, screens, and wood-block prints, all of the Edo period (1615-1868).