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Keisei Ura no Asagin
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Keisei Ura no Asagin

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Description The play "Keisei Ura no Asagin" describes an unsuccessful attempt by a villain named Karahashi, a subject of the Aboshi clan, to steal the clan treasures and install his son as leader. In act 3, Kowari Dennai, a hunter who is a relative of the true heir, is traveling to the Aboshi domains to settle the succession. Arashi Rikan II plays Kowari Dennai.
Provenance Justine Lewis Keidel [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Shinbaisai Hokuei ga
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1986

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ca. 1828-37 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, color, ink
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14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in. (37.5 x 25.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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