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Actor Nakamura Aizô I, from the series Portraits as True Likenesses in the Moonlight (Makoto no tsukihana no sugata-e)

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From a series of 38 sheets, including a title page, frontispiece, and 36 silhouette portraits. The decorative border has been cut off of this impression.

Signed

Ikkeisai Yoshiiku hitsu 一恵斎芳幾筆

Marks

No censor's seal No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, 1867 (Keiô 3)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

49.1295

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints