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The History of Kanegafuchi (Kanegafuchi no yurai): Actors Ichikawa Kôzô as the Apprentice (Detchi) Kôzô, Nakamura Bungorô II as the Head Clerk (Bantô) Chôkurô, Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Hanakawado Hôkaibô, Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII as the Retainer (Shimobe) Guns

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MFA impressions: 11.40868, 2009.5007.39

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画(芳桐印)

Marks

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura No blockcutter's mark 改印: 村松、吉村

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1), 6th month

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban

Accession Number

2009.5007.39

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints