Actor Ichikawa Yaozô III as Umeômaru

三代目市川八百蔵の梅王丸

Japanese
Edo period
1796 (Kansei 8), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mueller et al., Competition and Collaboration (2007), p. 31, fig. 1 (this impression); Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), list #1.020

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7011

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.22744, 21.7011

Play: Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami
Theater: Miyako
菅原伝授手習鑑(すがわらでんじゅてならいかがみ)
 都

Signed

Kunimasa ga
国政画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection