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Spying on a Samurai
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Spying on a Samurai

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Description Three characters are depicted from an unidentified play. The samurai (at right) seems to be engaged in a conversation with characters who would appear in the triptych to the right of him. His attendant in the lower left holds a lantern. Behind a sliding door a man listens to the conversation.
Provenance C. R. Snell, Oriental Arts & Antiques Shop, Timonium, Maryland [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Carolyn Smith, 1990, by purchase [from C. R. Snell]; Walters Art Museum, 1996, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Toyokuni ga; [Date Seal] Ushi roku; [Date Seal Translation] 1853 (06/1853)
Credit Gift of Carolyn Smith, 1996

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1853 (Edo)
color pigments and ink on mulberry paper
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