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Actors Ichikawa Komazô III as Kameya Chûbei and Nakayama Tomisaburô as Umegawa

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MFA impressions: 11.16483, 21.7236 Play: Tsuki no Mayu Koi no Monaka (a shosagoto dance piece performed in connection with the play Yomo no Nishiki Kokyô no Tabiji) Theater: Kiri

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga 東洲斎写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

September 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, 1794 (Kansei 6), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #059; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #066

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 24.3 cm (14 3/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7236

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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