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Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as Okume

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MFA impressions: 21.4693, 21.4721

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji Collector's seal: Wakai Oyaji

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Baron Sumitomo; May 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, 1779 (Anei 8), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 12, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin (1988), pl. 60; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #109

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 14.2 cm (11 5/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4721

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints