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Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV (by Shun'ei) and Two Women (by Shunchô)

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Shun'ei ga (at right), Shunchô ga (at left) 春英画、春潮画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#249); 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, about 1788 (Tenmei 8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #634; Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #29

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 31.8 x 21.3 cm (12 1/2 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5952

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints