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Special Viewing of the Image of Shaka Buddha from the Saga District of Kyoto; Precincts of the Ekô-in (Saga no shakuson kaichô no zu, Ekô-in keidai no zu)

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Triptych: 17.3210.6 (center), 17.3210.7 (right), 17.3210.8 (left) MFA impressions: 11.34955a-c, 17.3210.6-8 In the right sheet: Actors Ichimura Uzaemon XII, Bandô Mitsugorô III, Onoe Kikugorô III, Iwai Shijaku I, Ichikawa Ebizô V, and musician Tokiwazu Komonji tayû; in the left sheet,...

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Kôchôrô Kunisada ga (on each sheet) 香蝶楼国貞画


Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1830s

Catalogue Raisonné

Bickford, Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters (1994), pl. 42 (with different text in right title panel and banners)


Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 x 73 cm (14 1/16 x 28 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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