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Actor Segawa Kikunojô III (?) or Segawa Otome (?) as a shirabyôshi dancer in Musume Dôjôji

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Play: Edo no Hana Mimasu Soga (?) or Buke no Hana Musume no Adauchi (?) Theater: Nakamura (?) Clark: "Kikunojô III and his elder brother Otome used the same yuiwata crest, making a definite identification difficult."

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa 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, 1783 (Tenmei 3), 4th month or 10th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #508

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 14.5 cm (12 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4049

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints