Actor Bandô Sanpachi I as Asaina no Saburô (=Asahina Saburô)

「あさいなの三郎 坂東三八」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1753 (Hôreki 3), 1st month
Artist Torii Kiyonobu II (Japanese, active about 1725–1760), Publisher Emiya (Uemura) Kichiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0320

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.4 x 14.3 cm (11 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7212

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Haru Fukami Iroha Soga
Theater: Ichimura
春深以呂波曽我(はるふかみいろはそが)
 市村

Signed

Torii Kiyonobu hitsu
鳥居清信筆

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection