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Actor Kataoka Nizaemon VII as Yuri Hachirô

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Center sheet of incomplete triptych. MFA impressions: 11.17261, 21.5995 Play: Kaeribana Yuki no Yoshitsune Theater: Miyako A triptych of the same performance, by Utamaro: 21.6350 (right), 11.22119 (center), 21.6351 (left).

Signed

Shun'ei ga 春英画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

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, 1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 8 (1981), #14 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 190-2 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1956), fig. 77

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29 x 13.2 cm (11 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5995

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints