Actor Onoe Matsusuke I and a Geisha

初代尾上松助と藝者

Japanese
Edo period
about 1784 (Tenmei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0599; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #425, pl.176

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 15.3 cm (12 11/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.5623

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19214, 21.5623

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection