Actor Yamashita Kinsaku II as Nijô no Kisaki (?)

二代目山下金作

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 7th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #37

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 15 cm (12 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4695

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami (?)
Theater: Morita (?)

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from H. Appleton collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection