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Actor Iwai Kumesaburô II, Representing Komachi on the Gravepost (Sotoba), from the series Parodies of the Seven Komachi (Mitate Nana Komachi)

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Inscription

「極楽のうちなれはこそあしからめそとはいかてかくるしかるまじ」

Signed

Unsigned

Marks

No publisher's seal.

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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,

Dimensions

Vertical yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 19.2 x 12.7 cm (7 9/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

21.9318

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints