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Actor Iwai Hanshirô V as a Court Dancer, from the series Four Heavenly Kings for the Katsushika Group (Katsushika Shitennô)

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Triptych: 00.1943 (R), 11.19894 (C), 00.1943 (L) (no VR)

Inscription

Poems by Buntsuen Tsuzumigoto, Bunshôsha Shichika and Bunshôsha Kadonarabi. 「文津園鼓琴 さゝかにの蜘をからめて鬼こもる山路の梅やしたふうくひす」「文照舎芦☆ くひつみにかされる海老のくれなゐは宝の山の初日とや見む」「たのもしき友よひつれてまひあそふ和歌の浦辺の千代雀の声 文贈舎門並」

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga 香蝶楼国貞画

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum cat. IV, Hiroshige and the Utagawa School (1984), #144b

Dimensions

Shikishiban, right sheet of diptych; 20.7 x 18.5 cm (8 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1943

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints