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Actor Nakajima Kanzô as the Packhorse Driver Negoto no Chôzô

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MFA impressions: 11.19277, 21.5834 Play: Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi (Ghosts at the Yaguchi Ford) Theater: Kiri

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga 東洲斎写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 20, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #33; 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, 1794 (Kansei 6), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), reference #F; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #061

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.7 x 13.9 cm (12 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5834

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints