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Actors Matsumoto Kôshirô V as Ômi Kotôta and Nakamura Daikichi I(?) as Ôiso no Tora

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From a set of five prints showing ten actors in Soga Brothers roles, commissioned by the Hisakataya poetry club.

Inscription

「福藁注連門 村消の雪の若菜の青二才歯かたつ物か春の寒さに」 「花実亭常磐 梅か枝を放れし物と大磯の里なまりなる鴬のこゑ」

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Gototei Kunisada ga 五渡亭国貞画

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1819 (Bunsei 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Rijksmuseum cat. IV, Hiroshige and the Utagawa School (1984), #122

Dimensions

Shikishiban, right sheet of triptych; 21 x 18.5 cm (8 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1946

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints