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Sketch: Memorial Portrait of Actor Sawamura Tanosuke II

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Inscription

朱筆で「七十一」、墨書で「六九」とあり。 「行年三拾才 麗香院映誉梅雪居士 浅艸誓願寺」「手向 常おしむ花よ夕辺の一嵐」

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Ôju Utagawa Kunisada sha 応需 歌川国貞写

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Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1817 (Bunka 14), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

The print: Waseda db 201-0763

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 27 cm (14 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5012.40

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings, Sketchbooks