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Water: Warships on the Western Sea (Hyôsen tadayou Saikai no mizu); Actor Sawamura Chôjûrô V as Taira no Tadamori, from the series Collection of Exemplars of the Five Elements (Nazorae gogyô zukushi no uchi)

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Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 豊国画(年玉枠)

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 56, cat. no. 47

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 24 cm (14 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1777

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints