Actor as a Woman Holding a Book

Japanese
Edo period
about 1718 (Kyôhô 3)
Artist Torii Kiyotada I (Japanese, active about 1720–1750)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32 x 15.2 cm (12 5/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.5676

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Torii Kiyotada hitsu
鳥居清忠筆

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection