Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as the Courtesan Katsuragi

「けいせいかつらき 岩井半四郎」(四代)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #1038; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #361

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.3 x 13.8 cm (12 5/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.40.63

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Date Kurabe Okuni Kabuki
Theater: Nakamura
伊達競阿国戯場(だてくらべおくにかぶき)
 中村

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

1940, anonymous gift to the MFA (in compliance with Chie Hirano's wish). (Accession date: June 13, 1940)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift