Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô as Asaina (Asahina)

「あさいな 沢村宗十郎」 (初代沢村宋十郎の朝比奈)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1733 (Kyôhô 18)
Artist Nishimura Shigenobu (Japanese, active about 1724–1735), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 2045; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 150

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.5 cm (12 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5707

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Nishimura Magosaburô hitsu
西村孫三郎筆

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection