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Actors Nakayama Tomisaburô I as An no Oyasu (R), Iwai Kiyotarô II as Kaminari no Osha (C), Nakayama Tatezô I as Gokuin no Osen (L), Three of Five Gonin Onna

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Triptych (three sheets of a pentaptych): 21.7152 (left), 21.7153 (center), 21.7154 (right) Play: Waka Murasaki Edokko Soga Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet) 春章画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 60); 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, 1792 (Kansei 4), 2nd month

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #542 (complete pentaptych); Gookin cat. #266

Dimensions

Hosoban triptych; 32.1 x 43.3 cm (12 5/8 x 17 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7152-4

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints