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Actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Togashi no Saemon (R), Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Musashibô Benkei (C), and Iwai Kumesaburô III as Minamoto no Yoshitsune (L)

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Triptych: 00.1007a-b (left, center), 00.1008 (right)

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet) 豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Goat 6 aratame Blockcutter's marks: Hori Kane (right and left sheets), Koizumi Hori Kane (center sheet) 改印: 未六改 彫師: 彫兼 (R and L), 小泉彫兼 (C)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 6th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.7 x 77.1 cm (14 13/16 x 30 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1007a-b, 00.1008

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints