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Iwai Hanshirō IV as Shigenoi in the Play "Koinyōbō Somewake Tazuna"

Artist:
Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1794
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink, color, white mica on paper
Dimensions:
14 3/5 x 9 3/5 in. (37.1 x 24.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1929
Accession Number:
JP1523
Not on view
Signature: Toshusai 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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