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Autumn Moon at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgoku no aki no tsuki): Actor Nakamura Utaemon III (Shikan), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei no uchi)

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Inscription

Poem by Shikan 「むさしのや月に定めぬ西東 芝翫」

Signed

Toyokuni ga 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seals: kiwame, Wakasaya Yoichi (?) 改印: 極、若

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1811 (Bunka 8), 5th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5008.5

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints