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Otowaya (Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Iwafuji), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

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Signed

Toyokuni ga 豊国画

Marks

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

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 #652; 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), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 213, fig. 24; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #130; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e' kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 31, #24; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #2530

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 25 cm (15 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6833

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints