Actor Ichikawa Komazô II as Sano Genzaemon

二代目市川高麗蔵の佐野源左衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #023

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.7 x 15 cm (12 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4724

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (kaomise): Kawaranu Hana Sakae Hachi-no-ki
Theater: Nakamura
常花栄鉢木(かわらぬはなさかえはちのき)
 中村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Baron Sumitomo; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection