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Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II, Iwai Hanshirô IV, and Iwai Karumo (?) on a Staircase Landing, from an untitled series of actors backstage

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Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#472); 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, about 1782–83 (Tenmei 2–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #463 and cat. no. 95

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 26.2 cm (15 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4293

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints