Actor Bandô Mitsugorô II as Katsura Kokingo

二代目坂東三津五郎の桂小金吾

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), reference #L; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #077

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.8 x 14.9 cm (12 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.217

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Uruôtôshi Meika no Homare
Theater: Miyako
閏訥子名和歌誉(うるおうとしめいかのほまれ)
 都

Signed

Sharaku ga
写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: (unread)
改印:極

Provenance

1941, sold to the MFA by Cecilia Putzel, through Dr. Gustavus J. Esselen.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund