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Dressing Room of a Billboard Star (Kakidashi tachiyaku heya): Actors Nakamura Kamenojô I and Sawamura Tosshô II (seated), from the series Glimpses of Actors Backstage (Haiyû gakuya no sugatami)

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Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche 国貞画(年玉枠)

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Tôbu bijutsukan, Edo no hana kabuki-e ten (1999), #135F; Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #5-46

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.754

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints