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Actors Nakamura Fukusuke I as a Male Doll (Obina) (R) and Iwai Kumesaburô III as a Female Doll (Mebina) (L)

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Diptych: 11.29974 (left sheet), 11.45372 (right sheet) MFA impressions: 11.29974VR (11.29974, 11.45372), 11.43694a-b

Signed

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

Marks

Censors' seals: Ox 3

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1853 (Kaei 6), 3rd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 35.5 x 48.3 cm (14 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

11.29974, 11.45372

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints