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Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as the Fox Otatsu (Otatsu-gitsune)

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Play: Nue no Mori Ichiyô no Mato Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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, 1770 (Meiwa 7), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #39; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #103

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 14.3 cm (12 3/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4756

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints