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Actors Segawa Kikunojô II as the Snow Woman (Yuki onna), actually Tatsu-hime, and Arashi Sangorô II as the Hat Maker (Eboshi ori) Daitarô, actually Minamoto no Yoritomo

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Play: Oyama Beni Yuki no Sugao 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, 1770 (Meiwa 7), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Chester Beatty pl. 35; related prints: Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), pp. 74-5

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.5 x 15 cm (12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4717

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints