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Actor Ichikawa Yaozô II as Akaneya Hanshichi

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Right sheet of incomplete diptych. MFA impressions: 06.1038VR (complete diptych: 06.1038, 11.18524), 21.4686 (right sheet only)

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin (lot 240); 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, 1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), fig. 78 (left sheet only); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #71 (right sheet) and #73 (left sheet)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.3 x 14.7 cm (11 9/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4686

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints