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Actors Ichikawa Yaozô II as Akaneya Hanshichi (R) and Segawa Kikunojô II as Ohatsu (L)

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Diptych: 06.1038 (left), 11.18524 (right) MFA impressions: 06.1038VR (complete diptych: 06.1038, 11.18524), 21.4686 (right sheet only) Play: Yo ni Ôsaka Nitsui no Myôto Theater: Ichimura, 1767.2 OR Play: Michiyuki Obana ga Tsuyu Theater: Nakamura, 1768.8

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga (on each sheet) 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1767 (Meiwa 4), 2nd month OR 1768 (Meiwa 5), 8th month)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #71 (right sheet) and #173 (left sheet); Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), fig. 78 (left sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 32.2 x 27.4 cm (12 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1038, 11.18524

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints