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The actors Yamashita Yaozo and Ichikawa Yaozo II as Ono no Komachi and Godai Saburo in a Performance of the Book Washing Episode
The actors Yamashita Yaozo and Ichikawa Yaozo II as Ono no Komachi and Godai Saburo in a Performance of the Book Washing Episode
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Date:
1770–1772
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Not on display
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Color Woodcut
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Image: 305 x 141 mm (12 x 5 9/16 in.)
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Asia
Accession Number:
54755.78
Acquisition Date:
1935-12-13
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Gift of Miss Carlotta Mabury

The poetess is dressed in court robes, holds a fan, and looks away jubilantly as Saburo washes her verse from a manuscript anthology in a round vessel