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The Actor Nakayama Kumetaro II

Artist:
Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1794
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Left-hand sheet of a triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
12 3/4 x 5 31/32 in. (32.4 x 15.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
JP2648
Not on view
Signature: Toshusai Sharaku ga

Inscription: Inscribed by hand : Nakayama Kumetaro
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," December 1, 1939–January 15, 1940.

Art Institute of Chicago. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," February 1, 1940–March 15, 1940.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," April 1, 1940–May 1, 1940.

Tokyo National Museum. "Tōshūsai Sharaku: His Art and Age," May 1, 2011–June 12, 2011.

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