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Actor Seki Sanjûrô II as Mizunoo Shirozaemon

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Right sheet of incomplete diptych. Play: Hiyokumon Sato no Nishikie Theater: Naka

Signed

Shunbaisai Hokuei ga 春梅斎北英画

Credit Line

Gift of David T. Owsley

Japanese, Edo period, 1835 (Tenpô 6), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 101; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 2 (1998), #360; Keyes, PMA cat. (1973), #171 (complete diptych, no photo)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, right sheet of diptych; 36.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

65.1724

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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Prints