Actor Onoe Eizaburô I as Soga no Gorô Holding a Mirror with the Face of Nakayama Tomisaburô as Kewaizaka no Shôshô

初代尾上栄三郎の曽我五郎(鏡に映るは中山富三郎の化粧坂の少将)

Japanese
Edo period
1803 (Kyôwa 3), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810), Falsely attributed to Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), list #106

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24.2 cm (14 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6244

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Futaba no Haru Kotobuki Soga
Theater: Nakamura
松春寿曽我(ふたばのはることぶきそが)
 中村

Signed

False signature: Kiyonaga ga. The real signature, Kunimasa ga, was removed from the area just above the publisher's mark.
清長画

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