Actor Nakamura Takesaburo I as a Courtesan Holding a Branch of Plum Blossoms

初代中村竹三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1724 (Kyôhô 9)
Artist Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 15.3 cm (12 3/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.5435

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu hitsu
鳥居清倍筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#194); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection