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Actor Sakata Hangorô III as Kosodate Kannonbô

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Play: Keisei Sanbon Karakasa

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga 東洲斎写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane 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), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #031; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #032

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.9 x 15.3 cm (12 15/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.5828

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints