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Actor Uemura Kichisaburô as Nyosan no Miya

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The Chicago impression is signed and has the mark of publisher Hangiya Shirobei.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale, American Art Galleries, New York; 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, 1700 (Genroku 13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 55 (Chicago impression); Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 37, #10

Dimensions

60.4 x 29.8 cm (23 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5651

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints