Actor Nakamura Noshio II as a Buddhist Pilgrim (Rokubu)

二代目中村野塩の六部

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Matsumura Tatsuemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #654.1, and pl. 84

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.8 x 14.9 cm (12 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6350

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly a triptych: 21.6350 (right), 11.22119 (center), 21.6351 (left)

Play: Kaeribana Yuki no Yoshitsune
Theater: Miyako
帰花雪義経(かえりばなゆきのよしつね)
 都

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

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