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Actor Ichikawa Ichizô III as Dekiboshi no Sankichi, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

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Inscription

「お恵の露まつ蝶のちからかな 新升」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Goat 4 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take 改印: 未四改 彫師: 彫竹

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1987), fig. 12

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.9 x 26.3 cm (14 15/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1764

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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