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Dressing Room of the Top Female-role Actor (Tate onnagata heya): Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III (seated) and Nakamura Ichô, 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)

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 11 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Kiyo

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Tôbu bijutsukan, Edo no hana kabuki-e ten (1999), #135C; Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #5-43

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.759

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints