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Actor Bandô Takesaburô I as Nagoya Sanza

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Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 2

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein

Japanese, Edo period, 1855 (Ansei 2), 2nd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5129

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints