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Actor Iwai Hanshirô in a Female Role

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Signed

Sharaku ga 写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the Hirakawa collection; March 1914, 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, Modern,

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.9 x 15 cm (12 3/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7268

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints