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Kôraiya (Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Kakogawa Honzô), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

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Toyokuni ga 豊国画


Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 22, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #653; 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, 1795 (Kansei 7), 5th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 213, fig. 35; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #143; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e' kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 31, #35


Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 26 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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