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Stairway to the Third Floor (Sankai hashigo): Actors Kawarazaki Gonjûrô I and Nakamura Ganpachi I, from the series Glimpses of Actors Backstage (Haiyû gakuya no sugatami)

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Signed

Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouche 国貞画(年玉枠)

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 11 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Kiyo

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Tôbu bijutsukan, Edo no hana kabuki-e ten (1999), #135D; Edo-Tokyo Museum, Edo kabuki (1995), #5-44

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.844

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints