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Actor Nakayama Tomisaburô as the Cowherd Ofude

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Play: Shinobu Koi Suzume no Irodoki (a Tokiwazu dance play) Theater: Kiri

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Sharaku ga 写楽画

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Censor's seal: kiwame Collector's seal: Hans Crzellitzer 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Hans Crzellitzer; February 10-12, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Carl Schraubstadter sale, American Art Art Galleries, New York; 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), reference #P; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #101

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.9 x 15.1 cm (12 9/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5832

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints