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Actor Ichikawa Ebizô II as Kagekiyo (Nise Gorô)

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Play: Yuzuri wa Sugata-mi Soga Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu hitsu 鳥居清倍筆

Marks

Artist's seal: Kiyomasu

Provenance

1947, sold by H. Yatsuhashi to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1947)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1752 (Hôreki 2), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #11; Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0771; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #107; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 29

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 43.1 x 31 cm (16 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.231

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints