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Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Monbei

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One sheet of incomplete pentaptych. MFA impressions: 11.18847 (CR), 21.7149-51 (CR, C, CL), 21.4056 (CL), 21.4057 (R), 34.376 (CL) Play: Sukeroku Kuruwa no Natorigusa Theater: Nakamura The actors performed in these roles in the first month and again in the fifth month.

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa 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, 1782 (Tenmei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 33-7 (complete pentaptych)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.7 x 14.3 cm (11 11/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4057

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints