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Actor Segawa Kikunojô I

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Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga 鳥居清満画

Marks

Artist's seals: Kiyomitsu, Tsusen (?)

Provenance

Fomerly Worcester Art Museum, purchased April 8, 1954

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #133; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #86 (different edition)

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 66 x 10 cm (26 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.367

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints