Actor Sawamura Gennosuke I as Abe no Yasuna

初代沢村源之助の安部の保名

Japanese
Edo period
1802 (Kyôwa 2), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Falsely attributed to Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), list #2.3; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #173

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.3 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7015

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Reprint of a print by Toyokuni I, with false Kunimasa signature.

Play: Shinoda Tsumanagori no Kowakare
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

False signature: Kunimasa ga
国政画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; August 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection