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Actors Iwai Kumesaburô III as Fukushimaya Osono (R) and Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as the Carpenter (Daiku) Rokuza (L)

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Diptych: 00.745 (right), 00.749 (left)

Signed

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

Marks

Censor's seal: Dog 1 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Koizumi Kane (on left sheet), Hori Kane (on right sheet) Unidentified publisher's mark

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1862 (Bunkyû 2), 1st month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.1 x 51.8 cm (14 5/8 x 20 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.745, 00.749

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints