Actor Nakamura Tomijûrô I as a Traveling Nun

「中村富十郎 慶子」(初代中村富十郎)

Japanese
Edo period
1758 (Hôreki 8), 3rd month
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Publisher Maruya Kohei (Hôsendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1224

Dimensions

Ô-hosoban; 37.3 x 17 cm (14 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8153

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Koizome Sumidagawa
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga
鳥居清満画

Markings

Artist's seals: Kiyomitsu, Tsûsen

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Kenkichi Hirakawa; March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection