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Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as Ômi no Kotôda (R) and Ôtani Hiroji III as Banba no Chûda (L)

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Diptych: 21.7110 (left), 21.7111 (right) MFA impressions: 11.18695 (left sheet only), 21.7110-1 (complete diptych) Play: Oatsuraezome Soga no Hinagata (A Soga Pattern Dyed to Order) Jôruri: Sono Chidori Yowa no Kamisuki (The Plovers: Combing Hair at Midnight) Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet) 春章画

Marks

Collector's seal: unidentified

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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, 1774 (An'ei 3), 3rd month

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #284 and pl. 70

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych

Accession Number

21.7110-1

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints