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Actors Ichikawa Omezô as Tomita Hyôtarô and Ôtani Oniji III as Kawashima Jibugorô

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Play: Nihon Matsu Michinoku Sodachi (Two Pine Trees Raised in Michinoku Province) Theater: Kawarazaki

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga 東洲斎写楽画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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), 7th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #046; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #048

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.3 cm (15 3/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7238

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints