Actor Yamashita Kinsaku II as Kokin

二代目山下金作の小きん

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #654.3, and pl. 86; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 218.2.4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #367

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.6 x 13.8 cm (11 5/8 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6351

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly a triptych: 21.6350 (right), 11.22119 (center), 21.6351 (left)

Play: Kaeribana Yuki no Yoshitsune
Theater: Miyako
帰花雪義経(かえりばなゆきのよしつね)
 都

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Markings

No censor's seal
Collector's seal: Kyôsai shû
改印:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collections of Kawanabe Kyôsai and Kenkichi Hirakawa; March 1914, 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