Actor Bandô Hikosaburô II as a Komusô

「坂東彦三郎 薪水」 (二代目坂東彦三郎の伊達虚無僧)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1760–64 (Hôreki 10–Meiwa 1)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #013; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #108, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 73; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #161

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 62.5 x 10.5 cm (24 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4672

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Hinatsuru ya/ ha-oto kedakaki/ renbotake

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Markings

Artist's seal: Harunobu

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin (#110); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection