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Actors Ichikawa Danjûrô VII as Soga Gorô and Bandô Mitsugorô III as Kobayashi no Asahina

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Poems translated in Keyes 1984, p. 96.

Inscription

Poem by Yukinoya Takane: Chiyo no haru/ hikeru kasumi no/ koromode ni/ medatsu hinata no/ tsuru no marumon Poem by Hôichitei Masunari: Sawarabi no/ nigiri kobushi mo/ hanenokete/ isami tachitaru/ haru no wakakoma 千代のはる ひける霞の 衣手に めたつ日向の 鶴の丸紋  雪廼屋高根 さわらひの にきり拳も はねのけて いさみ立ちたる はるの若駒  宝市亭升成

Signed

Motome ni ôjite Gototei Kunisada ga

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 1827 (Bunsei 10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Herwig, Heroes of the Kabuki Stage (2004), #2.6; Mirviss w/ Carpenter, Jewels of Japanese Printmaking (2000), #97; Keyes, Surimono (Spencer Museum cat., 1984), cat. no. 144, pl. 37; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #2704

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.1 x 18.4 cm (8 5/16 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1941

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints