Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô I as Kiso Yoshinaka

「きそよしなか 沢村宋十郎」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1740 (Genbun 5), 4th month
Artist Torii Kiyonobu II (Japanese, active about 1725–1760), Publisher Nakajimaya Izaemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0175; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 80

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.6 x 14.8 cm (12 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5653

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Torii Kiyonobu hitsu
鳥居清信筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#438); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection