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Actors Iwai Kumesaburô II as the Spirit of a Pheasant (Yamadori no sei) (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô VII as Takechi Samanosuke (L)

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Diptych: 50.2333 (right), 50.2334 (left) Play: Saruwaka Hisago no Gunbai Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga 五渡亭国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, 1820 (Bunsei 3), 11th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.2 x 49.4 cm (14 5/8 x 19 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2333-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints