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Artist: Shunbaisai Hokuei (春梅斎北英)

Print: Vertical diptych. Top: Nakamura Shikan II (中村芝翫) as Ishikawa Goemon (石川五右衛門). Bottom: Ichikawa Ebizō V (市川海老蔵) as Hisayoshi Mashiba(真柴久よし)

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Dates: March 1834,created
Dimensions: 10.0 in,30.0 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print
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Signed: Shunbaisai Hokuei ga 春梅斎北英画
Publisher: Izutsuya Denbei: 井筒屋傳兵衞 (Marks 186 seal on verso: 07-030)

Related links: Tokyo Metropolitan Library; Hankyu Culture Foundation - top panel; Hankyu Culture Foundation - bottom panel;

Physical description:

This print was clearly published as a deluxe edition judging by the liberal use of metallic inks.

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The composition is illustrated in Ikeda Bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shūsei (Collected Kamigata Actor Prints), vol. 2, Osaka, 1998, no 330. It represents a performance of Kinmon Gosan no Kiri at the Naka Theater in Osaka on 3/1834.