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actors Sojuro I and Kikutaro
  • Torii Kiyomasu II
    born: Tokyo, Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan
  • actors Sojuro I and Kikutaro, 1720s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut, hand coloring
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 337 x 161 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 6 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7517
Label Text

The two actors, Sodezaki Kikutarō as samurai, and Sawamura Sōjūrō as courtesan from unidentified kabuki play. Kanbashiya, name of shop, dyed on the noren curtain at enterance to shop, TL. Crests of actors on kimono.