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Actor Segawa Kikunojô II as the Snow Woman (Yuki onna), actually Tatsu-hime

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MFA impressions: 21.4685, 54.489

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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, 1770 (Meiwa 7), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), p. 122 (reference photo of ex-Vever impression); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #165

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.3 x 13.2 cm (11 9/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4685

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints