Actor Ichikawa Yaozô II as the Footman (Yakko) Gunsuke

二代目市川八百蔵の奴軍助

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 1st month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792), Publisher Okumuraya


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #77; Ukiyo-e taisei 5 (1930), #222

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 14.7 cm (12 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4753

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kagami-ga-ike Omokage Soga
Theater: Nakamura
鏡池俤曽我(かがみがいけおもかげそが)
 中村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#392); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection