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Actor Sawamura Tanosuke II

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The impression illustrated by Schwaab lacks the title cartouche but has the signature of Ashikuni. Sawamura Tanosuke II (1788-1817) acted in Kamigata 11/1813-3/1815 (Keyes).

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, about 1813–15

Catalogue Raisonné

Schwaab, Osaka Prints (1989), #7

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.9 x 13.6 cm (11 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8770

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints