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Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as Kôno Musashi no kami Moronao, from the series Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai (Seichû gishi den no uchi)

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MFA impressions: 00.893, 11.25055 Mitate (imaginary performance).

Signed

Nanajûkyû sai Toyokuni hitsu 七十九歳豊国筆

Marks

Censor's seal: Rat 10 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Katada Hori Chô 改印: 子十改 彫師: 片田彫長

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 10th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 25.2 cm (14 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.893

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints