Actor Yamashita Kinsaku II as Iwate, Wife of Sadato

二代目山下金作の貞任妻岩手

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), #081; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #095

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 15.1 cm (12 3/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5830

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Otokoyama O-Edo no Ishizue
Theater: Kiri

Signed

Sharaku ga
写楽画

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