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Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni I (初代歌川豊国)

Print: Left panel of a triptych of actors representing the 7 Lucky Gods on a chrysanthemum treasure ship with Segawa Senjo as Jurōjin and Nakamura Utaemon III as Hotei - from the series Actors and the 12 Months

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Dates: 1809,created
Dimensions: 10.125 in,15.25 in,Overall dimensions
Inscription:

Signed: Toyokuni-ga
Publisher: Maruya Jinpachi
Marks 294 - seal 08-088

Related links: British Museum - all three panels; Japan Arts Council - full triptych;

Physical description:

Toyokuni designed twelve actor triptychs, one for each month of the year. The toshidama cartouche in the upper left contains the series title.

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This triptych is illustrated in color in Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections: British Museum II, Kodansha Ltd, 1988, #221.