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Toraya (Actor Arashi Ryûzô II as Tojibô), 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

August 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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, 1794 (Kansei 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 214, fig. 47; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #148

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.7 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6969

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints