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Colour woodblock print with powdered mica ground. Actor Tanimura Torazo as Washizuka Yaheiji in play 'The Loved Wife's Parti-Coloured Reins'; holding sword. Inscribed, signed, sealed and marked.
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Height: 37 centimetres
Width: 24.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
The younger of the two Washizuka brothers, villains of the piece. The precise scene is not known, but he handles the hilt of his sword menacingly. (Label copy, TTC 1995)
Torazo plays Washizuka Hachiheiji, the villain of the play 'The Loved Wife's Parti-Coloured Reins' (see nos 137-8, 144-5). The signature is 'Painted by Toshusai Sharaku'.
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- Exhibition history
2019-2020 19 Nov-19 Jan, Edo-Tokyo Museum, Japan, Masters of Ukiyo-e: Five Favorite Artists of Edo Japan
2011 Apr- May, Tokyo, Tokyo National Museum, 'Tõshusai Sharaku-His Art and Age'
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Koinyobo somewake tazuna 恋女房染分手綱 (The Loved Wife's Parti-Coloured Reins) (performed at Kawarasaki-za theatre in May 1794)
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Associated Title: Koinyobo somewake tazuna 恋女房染分手綱 (The Loved Wife's Parti-Coloured Reins) (play)
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- Acquisition notes
- Presented by friends of the department in memory of Oscar Raphael.
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