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Actor Ichikawa Yaozô II as An no Heibei, one of the Five Chivalrous Commoners

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Tetraptych (four sheets of incomplete pentaptych): 21.4090, 21.4091, 21.4092, 21.4093 (matted separately) Play: Ayatsuri Kabuki Ôgi Theater: Nakamura

Signed

(seal only)

Marks

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Nagata et al, The New York and New Jersey Ukiyo-e Collection (exh. cat., 1997), #122; Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), pp. 104-5

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.2 cm (12 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4091

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints