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Yamatoya (Actor Bandô Mitsugorô II as Ishii Genzô), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

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Play: Hana Ayame Bunroku Soga Theater: Miyako

Signed

Toyokuni ga 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1794 (Kansei 6), 5th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 212, fig. 5; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), pl. 13; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 30, #5

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.1 cm (15 3/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.873

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints