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Actor Ichikawa Ebizô II

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Signed

Nishimura Shigenobu hitsu

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa 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, about 1736 (Kyôhô 21/Genbun 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 2057; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 148

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.1 x 15 cm (12 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5888

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints