Actor Iwai Shijaku I as the Courtesan (Keisei) Hanasaki

「けゐせい花さき 岩井紫若」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Moritaya Hanzô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34 x 24 cm (13 3/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.56

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Ichikawayama Sago no Gohiiki
Theater: Kawarazaki
市川哉真砂御摂(いちかわやまさごのごひいき)
河原崎
 1830、文政13、08・26

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich