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Masatasuya (Actor Nakamura Nakazô II as Kudô Suketsune), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

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Signed

Toyokuni ga 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1796 (Kansei 8), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 214, fig. 5; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 31, #42

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 23.6 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1762

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints