Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Akoya

「あこや 尾上松助」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 1st month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Hirano 1939, but see No. 154, Pl. VI, for center sheet; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #396-2, and pl. 170

Dimensions

Hosoban; 27.2 x 12.8 cm (10 11/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1397

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Edo Meisho Midori Soga
Theater: Morita

Signed

Kiyonaga ga

清長画

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden