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Actor Segawa Tomisaburô II as the Ôtomo Family's Maid Wakakusa, Actually Prince Koretaka

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Play: Uruôtoshi Meika no Homare (Praising Famous Poems in the Leap Year) Theater: Miyako

Signed

Sharaku ga 写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

April 1919, 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, 1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #061; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #068

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7264

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints