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Actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Hinin Kurobei (R), Onoe Kikujirô as Kurobei's Wife (Nyôbô) Okisa, Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Tamaya ShInbei (C), and Bandô Mitsugorô VI as Mikuni Kojorô (L)

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MFA impressions: 00.1066a-c (complete), 11.22558-9 (two right sheets only)

Signed

Kunichika ga (on each sheet) 国周画

Marks

Censor's seal: Rat 9 aratame Blockcutter's marks: Katada Hori Chô (on right sheet), Hori Chô (on center and left sheets) Artist's seal: toshidama

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 9th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

00.1066a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints