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Maker(s):Utagawa Toyokuni I
Culture:Japanese (1769-1825)
Title:Tanosuke Fu [In the Manner of Tanosuke], from the series Ukiyo Butai Ko [Floating World Scenes with the Perfume of the Stage]
Date Made:ca. 1809-1822
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Housing: 24 in x 20 in; 61 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 14 5/8 in x 10 3/16 in; 37.1 cm x 25.9 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Toyokuni ga]; TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Ukiyo / Butai ko]; TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tanosuke Fu]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tsumura]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (red ink): [Japanese character, [ill.]].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.42.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A vertical print showing a woman holding up a baby with a rattle. A fan inset in the right upper corner shows the actor Sawamura Tanosuke II in a female role.

Ukiyo-e; women; children; fans; kabuki

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