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Actors Ichimura Kichigorô II as Zôritori Tsuyasuke and Sawamura Sôjûrô II as Abe no Sadatô (?)

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Play: Otokoyama Yunzei Kurabe (?) Theater: Ichimura (?)

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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, 1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 030-0106; Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #7 and No. 5; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #284; Riccar Art Museum, Ippitsusai Bunchô ten (1978), #181

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 14 cm (11 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4731

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints