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Actors Nakamura Tomijûrô II as the Servant Ohatsu (R) and Mimasu Gennosuke I as Chûrô Onoe (L)

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Diptych (two left sheets of incomplete triptych): 17.3211.13 (right), 17.3211.14 (left) From an album in which the names of the actors were covered with slips of decorative paper. Play: Kagamiyama Kokyô no Nishikie (Color Prints of the Old Home Town at Mirror Mountain) Theater: Kado MFA...

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Hasegawa Sadanobu ga (on each sheet) 長谷川貞信画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1838 (Tenpô 9), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 103; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 3 (2001), #012; Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #38-20


Vertical ôban diptych

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Medium or Technique

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