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Actors Iwai Kumesaburô III as Seigen and Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I as Sôta, from the series Comparisons of Lovers, a Collection of Ballads (Koi awase, hauta-zukushi)

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Signed

Konomi ni makase Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 任好豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Monkey 6 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino 改印: 申六改 彫師: 彫巳の

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 6th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.4 cm (14 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

00.882

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints