Actor Ichikawa Ebizô II as Kagekiyo (Nise Gorô)

二代目市川海老蔵の景清(にせ五郎)

Japanese
Edo period
1752 (Hôreki 2), 1st month (?)
Artist Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #11; Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0771; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #107; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 29

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 43.1 x 31 cm (16 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.231

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Yuzuriha Sugatami Soga
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu hitsu

鳥居清倍筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Kiyomasu

Provenance

1947, sold by H. Yatsuhashi to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1947)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund