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Actor Jitsukawa Enzaburô I as Ôtaka Gengo, from the series The Exemplary Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai (Chûretsu gishi den)

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Hirosada 広貞

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #79

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.8 x 16.2 cm (9 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.75

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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