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Kiichi Hôgen: Actors Bandô Kamezô I as Kiichi Hôgen and Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minazuru-hime, No. 9 from the series Things That Start with the Syllable Ki (Ki no ji tsukushi)

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Signed

Toyokuni hitsu 豊国筆(年玉印)

Marks

Censor's seal: Chicken 12 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino no tô 改印: 酉十二改 彫師: 彫巳之刀

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, 1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1), 12th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.8 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.774

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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