Actor Matsumoto Koshirô III as Soga no Gorô (?)

三代松本幸四郎の曽我五郎ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 1st month (?)
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #217 (no date); Riccar Art Museum, Ippitsusai Bunchô ten (1978), #81 (no date

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30 x 14.6 cm (11 13/16 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4711

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Soga Moyô Aigo no Wakamatsu (?)
Theater: Nakamura (?)
曽我(衣+我)愛護若松(そがもようあいごのわかまつ)ヵ
 中村ヵ

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

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