Actor Yamashita Kinsaku II, also called Tennôji Rikô, as the Maid Okane, Actually Iwate Gozen, Wife of Sadato

「天王子(寺)屋里虹」 二代目山下金作の仲屋おかね、実は貞任妻岩手御前

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #073; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #086

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 32.7 x 22.8 cm (12 7/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

21.7231

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14675, 21.7231

Play: Otokoyama O-Edo no Ishizue
Theater: Kiri

Signed

Sharaku ga
写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

April 1913, acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection