Actor Osagawa Tsuneyo II

二代目小佐川常世

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 5th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #026; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #026

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 25.3 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7244

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14673, 11.14674, 21.7244

Play: Koinyôbô Somewake Tazuna
Theater: Kawarazaki
恋女房染分手綱(こいにょうぼうそめわけたづな)
 河原崎

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1912, 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