Actor Sakata Hangorô II as Hige no Ikyû

二代目坂田半五郎の鬚の意休

Japanese
Edo period
1776 (An'ei 5), 3rd month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0055; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #330, and pl. 166

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.9 x 13.4 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.71

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sukeroku Yukari no Hatsu Sakura
Theater: Ichimura
助六所縁はつ桜
 市村

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24