Actor Nakamura Sen'ya from Shijô in Kyoto (Kyô Shijô kudari Nakamura Sen'ya) as Higuchi's Wife Tokonatsu

樋口女房常夏 「京四条下り 中村千弥」

Japanese
Edo period
1716 (Shôtoku 6/Kyôhô 1),11th month
Artist Torii Kiyomasu I (Japanese, active about 1696–1716), Publisher Komatsuya (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0424; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #35; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 19

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 53.7 x 32.1 cm (21 1/8 x 12 5/8 in. )

Accession Number

45.831

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (tan-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Mitsudomoe Katoku-biraki
Theater: Nakamura
三巴家督開(みつどもえかとくびらき)
 中村

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu
鳥居清倍

Markings

Artist's seal: Kiyomasu

Provenance

Lent by Gilbert E. Fuller, May 29, 1922. Returned October 11, 1923. Re-lent July 8, 1929. Returned September 19, 1931. Purchased November 20, 1945 at Parke Bernet Galleries

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund