Actor Nakamura Kiyosaburô I as the Courtesan (Tayû) Takasago

「太夫たかさご 中村喜代三郎」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1754 (Hôreki 4), 11th month (?)
Artist Torii Kiyonobu II (Japanese, active about 1725–1760), Publisher Maruya Kuzaemon


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0330

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.9 x 13.7 cm (11 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7220

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Keisei Asakusa Kagami
Theater: Ichimura
傾城浅草鐘(けいせいあさくさのかね)
 市村

Signed

Torii Kiyonobu hitsu
鳥居清信筆

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection