Actor Bando Mitsugorô I as Tennen no Mansaku-gitsune

初代坂東三津五郎の天念の万作狐

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0116; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #393, and pl. 168

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 14.6 cm (12 3/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5564

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

Play: Motomishi Yukibae Hachi no ki
Theater: Nakamura
瞻雪栄鉢木(もとみしゆきばえはちのき)
 中村

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

July 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection