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The Day of a Nô Performance (Onô haiken hiruban), from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô meisho fûkei), also known as the Processional Tôkaidô (Gyôretsu Tôkaidô), here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi

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MFA impressions: 11.44710, 11.44904, 2009.5009.158

Signed

Yoshitora ga (foreground); Ôju Seisei Kyôsai (background) 芳虎画、応需惺々狂斎

Marks

Censor's seal: Boar 5 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, "When the Shogun...," Andon 81 (2007), #72B (162)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2009.5009.158

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints