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Actor as Koshô Kichisaburô, Holding a Love Letter to Oshichi

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Hôgetsudô shômei Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu 方月堂正名奥村文角政信正筆

Marks

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; September 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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

Wide hashira-e; 69.5 x 24.3 cm (27 3/8 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5754

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints