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Actors Onoe Matsusuke as Hige no Ikyû (R), Nakayama Tomisaburô as Agemaki (C), and Ichikawa Danjûrô as Sukeroku (L)

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Triptych: 21.7311 (right), 21.7312 (center), 21.7313 (left) MFA impressions: 11.2132 (right sheet only), 21.7311-3 (complete triptych) Play: Sukeroku Kuruwa no Sakurato Theater: Kawarazaki


Shun'ei ga (on right sheet only) 春英画


Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1797 (Kansei 9), 3rd month

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Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #680 (L sheet only, cut down to hosoban size); related triptych by Toyokuni: Heiteres treiben... (Köln, 1990), #1-56


Vertical ôban triptych

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Medium or Technique

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