Actor Ichikawa Komazô in His Store

市川高麗蔵のこうらいせんべいの店

Japanese
Edo period
about 1771 (Meiwa 8)
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Artist Torii Kiyotsune (Japanese, active 1757–1779)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1265; Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 269, #66; Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1957), fig. 42

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 20.8 cm (11 3/16 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8167

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem by Rokô: Gohiiki no/ megumi ya hiraku/ fukujusô
「御贔屓のめぐみやひらく福寿草 路考」

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga (right); Torii Kiyotsune ga (left)
鳥居清満画、鳥居清経画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#617); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection