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Actors Nakajima Mihoemon II as Fujiwara no Shihei, Ichikawa Ebizô III as Matsuo-maru, Ichikawa Yaozô II as Sakura-maru, and Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Umeo-maru in “Sugawara’s Secrets of Calligraphy” (“Sugawara denju tenarai kagami”)

A work made of color woodblock prints; hosoban triptych.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of color woodblock prints; hosoban triptych.

Date:

About 1776

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunshô 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726-1792

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Status

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Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

Actors Nakajima Mihoemon II as Fujiwara no Shihei, Ichikawa Ebizô III as Matsuo-maru, Ichikawa Yaozô II as Sakura-maru, and Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Umeo-maru in “Sugawara’s Secrets of Calligraphy” (“Sugawara denju tenarai kagami”)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date

1771–1781

Medium

Color woodblock prints; hosoban triptych

Dimensions

31.2 × 14.4 cm (12 5/16 × 5 11/16 in.) (right); 31.2 × 14.7 cm (12 5/16 × 5 3/4 in.) (center); 31.2 × 14.2 cm (12 5/16 × 5 9/16 in.) (left)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1938.498

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