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Actor Bando Mitsugorô II as Ishii Genzô

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Play: Hana Ayame Bunroku Soga Theater: Miyako

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga 東洲斎写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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), 5th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #004; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #004

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.3 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7241

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints