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Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

The Actors Ichikawa Yaozo II as Kujaku no Saburo, Matsumoto Koshiro II as Hata no Daizen Taketora, Nakajima Mihoemon II as Aramaki Mimishiro, and Nakamura Shocho I as Ki no Tsurayuki (right to left), in the Play Kuni no Hana Ono no Itsumoji, Performed at the Nakamura Theater in the Eleventh Month, 1771, c. 1772

Color woodblock print; from the illustrated book Yakusha Kuni no Hana (Prominent Actors of Japan)
17.2 x 27.2 cm (6 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.)

Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1938.518




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