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Backstage Celebrations of a Full-house Hit at the Ichimura Theater (Ichimura-za ôiri atari furumai gakuya no zu)

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Diptych (two right sheets of incomplete triptych): RES.50.90 (left), RES.50.91 (right) MFA impressions: 11.15921-3, 11.22783VR (11.22783, 11.22788, 11.22792), RES.50.90-1 (two left sheets only), 2009.5008.1a-c Actors Ichikawa Danjûrô VII, Ichikawa Sôzaburô IV, Ichikawa Seizô, Bandô...

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Inscription

「あたりふるまひの楽屋あらましを入御覧候 此図上にもれたる役者は追々後篇に差出し御目にかけ可申候」

Signed

Kunisada ga (on right sheet), Ichiyûsai Kunisada ga (on left sheet) 国貞画 一雄斎国貞画

Marks

Censor's seals: kiwame, Tsuruya Kinsuke (on left sheet) 改印: 極、鶴金

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

Japanese, Edo period, 1811 (Bunka 8), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Herwig, Heroes of the Kabuki Stage (2004), #24

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 36.5 x 50 cm (14 3/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.90-1

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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