Actor Sawamura Sôjûrô III as the Lay Priest Kiyomori

三代沢村宗十郎の入道清盛

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), list #1.005; Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #210

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 23.5 cm (14 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7024

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunimasa ga
国政画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection