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Actor Iwai Shijaku I as Hisamatsu

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Right sheet of incomplete diptych. Play: Some Moyô Imose no Kadomatsu Theater: Kyoto, Kita

Signed

Shunkôsai Hokuei 春江斎北英

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, 1832 (Tenpô 3), 11th month

Object Place

Osaka, Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 100; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 2 (1998), #301; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1987), pl. 152

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 24.8 cm (14 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5352

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints