Two Actors with Fans

Utagawa Kunisada, Japanese, 1786 - 1865

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1859

Ink and color woodblock print on paper

Sheet: 14 3/16 × 9 15/16 in. (36 × 25.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Helen Holden Wood, Class of 1934W

2013.42.10

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Artist's signature in elongated vertical red toshidama cartouche: Toyokuni ga.; Publisher's seal in white vertical rectangle to right of center at bottom: Yamaguchi-ya Tobei; Combined censor and date seal: Goat year (1859), 4th month. The worn seal in the lower right corner reads Yokogawa [?], and may be a carver's seal. Title of book series at top right, series unidentified.

Provenance

Possibly purchased by Arthur Lewis Wood (1912-2011, Class of 1934), in Tokyo, Japan, May-June 1957; to Helen "Heidi" Holden Wood (1916-2013), Hanover, New Hampshire, 2011; bequeathed to present collection, 2013.

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