Actor Yoshizawa Iroha as Chidori

「千鳥 芳沢いろは」

Japanese
Edo period
1775 (An'ei 4), spring
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0058; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #333, and pl. 163

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 13.8 cm (11 5/8 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5589

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hiragana Seisuiki
Theater: Morita
ひらかな盛衰記(ひらがなせいすいき)
 森田

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased 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