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Actor Sawamura Chôjûrô V as An no Heibei, from an untitled series of the Five Manly Men (Gonin otoko)

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The complete series: 2009.4991.1 to .5

Inscription

「たちいりて鷺と鳥のあらそひもわくる達衆や鶴のひと声 枇杷の屋」

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 9 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take 改印: 改、寅九 彫師: 彫竹

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 9th month

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2009.4991.4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints