Actor Yamashita Kinsaku I as a Book Peddler

初代山下金作の貸本屋

Japanese
Edo period
about 1725 (Kyôhô 10)
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756), Publisher Emiya (Uemura) Kichiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 2010; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 42

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.9 cm (12 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5873

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Nishimura Shigenaga ga
西村重長画

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