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「いろは。。。 三条かん太郎」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1730 (Kyôhô 15)
Artist Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763), Publisher Izutsuya Chûzaemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0530; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 93

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.2 x 14.9 cm (11 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5436

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic filings

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Torii Kiyomasu hitsu
鳥居清倍筆

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection