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Actors Arashi Sangorô II and Segawa Kikunojô III as Mandarin Ducks

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MFA impressions: 11.14861, 21.4089, 54.235 Theater: Nakamura


Shunshô ga 春章画


1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, 1775 (An'ei 4), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #68; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 4, V&A Mus. I (1989), p. 229, reference photo; Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), fig. 29; Ukiyo-e taisei 5 (1930), #171; Gookin cat. #138


Double hosoban; 30.8 x 29.2 cm (12 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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

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