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Actor Nakamura Sankô as the Courtesan Mangoku, actually Matasuke's Wife Ochô

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Left sheet of an incomplete triptych; 17.3213.9, by Shunchô, is the center sheet. Play: Keisei Hyakumangoku Theater: Kado There is a second, unidentified publisher's mark (Genshoku #190/919). From an album with decorative paper pasted over the names of the actors.

Signed

Shunshi ga 春芝画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1825 (Bunsei 8), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 2 (1998), #214

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

17.3213.8

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints