Actor Arashi Wakano I as Kewaizaka no Shôshô

初代嵐和歌野の化粧坂の少将

Japanese
Edo period
about 1723 (Kyôhô 8)
Artist Okumura Toshinobu (Japanese, active about 1717–1750)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1906

Dimensions

Hosoban; 28 x 14.2 cm (11 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8112

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19122 (head plugged, actor’s mon deleted), 21.8112 (earlier)

Signed

Yamato gakô Okumura Toshinobu hitsu
大和画工 奥村利信筆

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection