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Actors, from right: Ichikawa Danzô VI as Hige no Ikyû, Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Agemaki no Sukeroku, Iwai Kumesaburô III as Miuraya Agemaki, and Nakamura Shikan IV as a Vendor of White Sake (Shirozake-uri)

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Tetraptych: 00.769 (left sheet), 00.1021a-c (three right sheets) Note: Order of sheets may not be correct.

Signed

Kiô Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet) 喜翁豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Dog 2 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1862 (Bunkyû 2), 2nd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban tetraptych; 38 x 101.5 cm (14 15/16 x 39 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.769, 00.1021a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints