Actor Ichikawa Komazô II as Kudô Saemon Suketsune

二代目市川高麗蔵の工藤左衛門祐経

Japanese
Edo period
1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1), 1st month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #260 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), pls. 239-41

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.7 x 13.5 cm (11 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4710

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 an incomplete triptych.
Diptych (center and left sheets of triptych): 11.18549-50

Play: Haru wa Soga Akebono-zôshi
Theater: Nakamura
春曽我曙草紙(はるのそがあけぼのぞうし)
 中村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection