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Large Perspective Picture of a Kaomise Perfomance on the Kabuki Stage (Shibai kyôgen butai kaomise ô-uki-e)

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Signed

Edo-e ichiryû kongen Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1745 (Enkyô 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1838; Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 8; Waterhouse, Early Japanese Prints in the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1983), #32; Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 154, #83

Dimensions

Horizontal double ôban; 38.2 x 62.4 cm (15 1/16 x 24 9/16 in)

Accession Number

06.959

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints