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Actors Nakamura Nakazô I as Sakon-gitsune, the Fox of Shiinokizawa (R), Ichikawa Danzô IV as Mongaku (C), and Nakamura Rikô I as Chitose (L)

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Triptych: 21.7137 (left), 21.7138 (center), 21.7139 (right) MFA impressions: 11.13450 (R only), 20.208 (R only), 21.7137-9 (complete triptych) Play: Hana-zumô Genji-biiki Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet) 春章画

Provenance

January 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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, 1775 (An'ei 4), 11th month

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Nagata et al, The New York and New Jersey Ukiyo-e Collection (exh. cat., 1997), #129; Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #309 (right sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 30.5 x 43.2 cm (12 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

21.7137-9

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints