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Actors Arashi Rikan III as Miyagino (R), Ichikawa Ebizô V as Daifukuya Sôroku (C), and Ichikawa Shikô II as Younger Sister (Imôto) Shinobu (L), from the series Tales of Loyalty Old and New (Kokin chûkô den)

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Play: Go Taiheiki Shiraishi Banashi Theater: Kado

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), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #106

Dimensions

Vertical chûban triptych; 25 x 52.4 cm (9 13/16 x 20 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.31a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints