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Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô III as Satsuma Gengobei

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Play: Godairiki Koi no Fûjime Theater: Miyako

Signed

Sharaku ga 写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 3, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Van Caneghem sale at The Walpole 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, 1795 (Kansei 7), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), reference #X; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #136

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.4 x 13.9 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.5835

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints