Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II and His Wife

二代市川門之助とその妻

Japanese
Edo period
about 1783 (Tenmei 3)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0596; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #422, and pl. 177

Dimensions

Hosoban; 33.1 x 15.6 cm (13 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5480

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19208, 21.5480

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection