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Actor Ichimura Uzaemon IX

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych. Play: Edo no Hana Wakayagi Soga Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Baron Sumitomo; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, 1769 (Meiwa 6), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 030-0155; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #238; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 244-6 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 27 x 12.3 cm (10 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4752

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints