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Actors as the Six Poetic Immortals (Rokkasen): Sawamura Chôjûrô V as Ôtomo no Kuronushi, Sôjô Henjô, Ariwara no Narihira, Bun'ya no Yasuhide, and Kisen Hôshi; and Onoe Baikô IV as Ono no Komachi, No. 55 from an untitled series

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Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 豊国画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Fukushima No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, 1851 (Kaei 4), 8th month

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.3 x 35.3 cm (9 15/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.62

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints