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Actor Nakamura Kamenojô I as Matasuke's Younger Sister (Imôto) Otsuyu, from the series Mirrors for Collage Pictures in the Modern Style (Imayô oshi-e kagami)

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Inscription

「はつかしき夢たゝみ込む紙帳かな 歌雀」

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Monkey intercalary 3 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Yokokawa Hori Take 改印: 申壬三改 彫師: 横川彫竹

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, 1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), intercalary 3rd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 26.7 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.1770

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

Classifications

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