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Actor Bandô Mitsugorô II as Katsura Kokingo

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Play: Uruôtôshi Meika no Homare Theater: Miyako

Signed

Sharaku ga 写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1941, sold to the MFA by Cecilia Putzel, through Dr. Gustavus J. Esselen.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), reference #L; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #077

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.8 x 14.9 cm (12 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.217

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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