Actors Bandô Mitsugorô II as the Retainer (Wakatô) Tomotsugu and Segawa Kikunojo III as Kohina

二代目坂東三津五郎の若党友次、三代目瀬川菊之丞のこひな

Japanese
Edo period
1797 (Kansei 9), intercalary 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 13 (1991), Chester Beatty pl. 91; Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), list #1.056

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7029

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tsuki wa Musashino Aki no Sewagoto
Theater: Kiri

Unidentified publisher’s mark.
月武蔵野秋狂言(つきはむさしのあきのせわごと)
 桐

Signed

Kunimasa ga
国政画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

November 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection