Actor Bandô Hikosaburô II as Akaneya Hanshichi

「茜屋半七 坂東彦三郎」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1760 (Hôreki 10), 6th month
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Publisher Maruya Kohei (Hôsendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #132; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #81 (different edition)

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 60.8 x 10.1 cm (23 15/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

54.366

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Soga Mannen-bashira
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu hitsu

鳥居清満筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Kiyomitsu

Provenance

Formally in Worcester Art Museum collection.

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24