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Actor Nakamura Nakazô II, also called Sakaiya Shûkaku, as the Farmer Tsuchizô, actually Prince Koretaka

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Play: Uruôtoshi Meika no Homare (Praising Famous Poems in the Leap Year) Theater: Miyako

Signed

Sharaku ga 写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the Bing collection; 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), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #066; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #083

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 32 x 22.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7229

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints