Actor Onoe Kikugorô I as Izumi no Saburô

初代尾上菊五郎の和泉の三郎

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.9 x 14.2 cm (12 9/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4688

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.18539, 21.4688

Play: Mutsu no Hana Ume no Kaomise
Theater: Ichimura
雪梅顔見勢(むつのはなうめのかおみせ)
 市村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji
Collectors' seals: Wakai Oyaji (twice), Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin (lot 237); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection