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Tetraptych: Ka, cho, fu, getsu
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Tetraptych: Ka, cho, fu, getsu


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description These four actors are featured together in a "mitate," or imaginary performance, composition. Each print in the tetraptych has a background theme, which is also identified by a Chinese character: flower, bird, wind, and moon (right to left). The actors are identified as follows (from the right): Arashi Rikan II, Seki Sanjuro II, Nakamura Shikan II, and Nakamura Tomijro II.
Provenance Mrs. Peggy W. Fuller [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1988, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signautre] Shinbaisai Hokuei ga
Credit Gift of Mrs. Peggy W. Fuller, 1988

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Period
ca. 1835-36 (late Edo)
Medium
mulberry paper, color, ink
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.292
Measurements
14 9/16 x 40 9/16 in. (37 x 103 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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