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Asian Art
Artist: Toshusai Sharaku, Japanese, active 1794–95

The Actor Matsumoto Koshiro IV as the Fishmonger Gorobei from the play A Medley of Tales of Revenge

later copy after the original of 5th month (when the play was performed), 1794

Ukiyo-e; polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 14 9/16 × 10 1/16 in. (37 × 25.5 cm)
Gift of Henry Gordon Sweet, B.A. 1926
1968.51.3
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Taisho to Showa era (1912–89)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
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