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Actors, from right: Nakamura Rikô I as Agemaki, Nakamura Nakazô I as Hige no Ikyû, and Ichikawa Danjurô V as Sukeroku

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Triptych (three sheets of pentaptych): 21.7149 (left), 21.7150 (center), 21.7151 (right) MFA impressions: 11.18847 (CR), 21.7149-51 (CR, C, CL), 21.4056 (CL), 21.4057 (R), 34.376 (CL) Play: Sukeroku Kuruwa no Natorigusa Theater: Nakamura The actors performed in these roles in the first month...

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Shunshô ga (on each sheet) 春章画


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, 1782 (Tenmei 2)

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Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 33-7 (complete pentaptych)


Hosoban triptych; 31.3 x 43.1 cm (12 5/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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