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The Syllable E: Actor Ichikawa Shinsha I as Okano Kin'emon Kanehide, from the series Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai (Seichû gishi den)

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Mitate (imaginary performance).

Signed

Nanajûkyû sai Toyokuni hitsu 七十九歳豊国筆

Marks

Censor's seal: Rat 10 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Katada Hori Chô 改印: 子十改 彫師: 片田彫長

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 10th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.8 cm (14 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.887

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints