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Actor Bandô Hikosaburô III as Obiya Chôemon

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Play: Nihon Matsu Michinoku Sodachi (Two Pine Trees Raised in Michinoku Province) Theater: Kawarazaki

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga 東洲斎写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, 1794 (Kansei 6), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), reference #C; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #051

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30 x 15 cm (11 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7259

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints