Actor Utagawa Shirogorô as Yoritomo

「よりとも 歌川四良五郎」

Japanese
Edo period
1742 (Kanpô 2), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0669

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32 x 15 cm (12 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5438

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

Play: Keisei Akazawayama
Theater: Nakamura

The actor later known as Sawamura Sôjûrô II used the name Utagawa Shirogorô from 1742.11 to 1749.11.
傾城赤沢山(けいせいあかざわやま)
 中村

Signed

Eshi Torii Kiyomasu hitsu
絵師鳥居清倍筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection