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Actors Onoe Matsusuke I (R) and Ichikawa Danjûrô V (L)

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Diptych: 21.6078 (right), 21.6165 (left)

Signed

Katsukawa Shunkô ga (on each sheet) 勝川春好画

Provenance

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, 1780 (An'ei 9)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych

Accession Number

21.6078, 21.6165

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints