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Actors Azuma Ichinojô I as Kokonoe and Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Obô Kichiza, from the series Comparisons of Lovers, a Collection of Ballads (Koi awase, hauta-zukushi)

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Signed

Konomi ni makase Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 任好豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Monkey 6 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino 改印: 申六改 彫師: 彫巳の

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 6th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.8 cm (14 11/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.779

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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