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Actor Fujimura Handayû II as Ôiso no Tora

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Play: Bandô Ichi Kotobuki Soga Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu 鳥居清倍

Marks

Artist's seal: Kiyomasu

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, about 1715 (Shôtoku 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #3; Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0414; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #32; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 8; Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 50, #6

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 52 x 31.7 cm (20 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.216

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (tan'e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

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Asia

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