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The Syllable Mi: Actor Ichimura Kakitsu IV as Yokokawa Kanpei Munenori, from the series Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai (Seichû gishi den)

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Mitate (imaginary performance).

Signed

Ôju Nanajûkyû sai Toyokuni hitsu 応需七十九歳豊国筆

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 3rd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 25 cm (14 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1261

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints