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Actors Nakamura Utaemon III as Yamazaki Yogorô (R) and Nakamura Karoku I as Fujiya Azuma (L)

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Diptych: 17.3210.22 (left), 17.3210.23 (right) MFA impressions: 11.35315-6, 17.3210.22-3 From an album in which the names of the actors were covered with slips of decorative paper. Play: Futatsu Chôcho Kuruwa Nikki Theater: Kado


Shunshosai Hokuchô ga (on each sheet) 春曙斎北頂画

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1827 (Bunsei 10), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 96 (as 11.35315-6; this # not listed); Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 2 (1998), #192


Vertical ôban diptych; 37.6 x 50.9 cm (14 13/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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