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Sakata Hangorō III as Fujikawa Mizuemon in the Play "Hana Ayame Bunroku Soga"

Artist:
Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1794
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper with mica ground
Dimensions:
15 x 10 in. (38.1 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
JP1522
Not on view
Signature: Tōshūsai Sharaku ga

Marking: Seal: Kiwame–authorized
Frederick E. Church , New York (until 1929; sold to MMA).
Nagoya City Museum. "Ukiyo-e from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 14, 1995–May 28, 1995.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Drama of Eyes and Hands: Sharaku's Portraits of Kabuki Actors," September 20, 2007–March 24, 2008.

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