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Actor Kataoka Gadô II as the Younger Brother (Otôto) Gappô, a Rokubu Pilgrim, from the series Tales of Loyalty and Heroism (Chûkô buyû den)

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MFA impressions: 08.541.64, 11.35664 Play: Chûkô Homare no Futamichi Theater: Minami (in Kyoto)

Signed

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), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #129; Keyes 1973, p. 22, mentioned under #137.9ab

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.4 x 16.2 cm (9 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.64

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints