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Shimotsuke Province: (Actor Segawa Kikunojô V as) Masakado's Daughter (Sokujo) Takiyasha, No. 26 from the series The Glories of the Provinces of Japan (Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo)

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Yasohachi, the signature on the inset, is thought to be an early name of the artist who later became known as Kunichika.

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (main image); Monjin Yasohachi ga (inset) 豊国画(年玉枠)、門人八十八画

Marks

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12 Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ta

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1711.21

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints