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Actors Nakamura Nakazô as Danshichi Kurobei (R), Ichikawa ... as ... (C), and Ichikawa Danjûrô V as Issun Tokubei (L)

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Triptych: 21.7288 (left), 21.7289 (center), 21.7290 (right) MFA impressions: 21.7288-90 (complete triptych), RES.54.141 (right sheet only) Play: Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami Theater: Morita

Signed

Katsukawa Shunkô ga (on each sheet) 勝川春好画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1779 (An'ei 8), 7th month

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 013-0029 (L), 013-0030 (R)

Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 31.4 x 42.7 cm (12 3/8 x 16 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7288-90

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints