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Actors Sodesaki Kotarô and Nakamura Takesaburô as a Couple Playing Sugoroku

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Signed

Torii Kiyomasu zu

Provenance

1900, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Yamanaka & Co., New York; 1906 gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1710 (Hôei 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0397; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 5; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #60

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 52.1 x 31.9 cm (20 1/2 x 12 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2561

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (tan-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints