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A Moonlit Evening in the Theater District (Saruwaka tsuki no yûbae)

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Triptych: 00.1788 (center), 00.1789 (left), 00.1790 (right)

Signed

Baichôrô Kunisada ga (on each sheet) 梅蝶楼国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: Rat 12 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Mino (on each sheet) 改印: 子十二改 彫師: 彫巳の

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 12th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych, creped; 22.6 x 48.7 cm (8 7/8 x 19 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1788-90

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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