Actors Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Yoshimine no Munesada, Nakamura Nakazô I as Sekibei, actually Ôtomo no Kuronushi, and Segawa Kikunojô III as Sumizome

二代目市川門之助の宗貞、初代中村仲蔵の大伴黒主、三代目瀬川菊之丞の墨染め

Japanese
Edo period
1784 (Tenmei 4), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Kôzuya Isuke (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), p. 46, fig. 32; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #94, and pl. 3; Hirano, Kiyonaga (1939), #696, and color pl. V

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 25.7 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5572

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (Jôruri): Tsumoru Koi Yuki no Seki no To
Play: Jûni-hitoe Komachi-zakura
Theater: Kiri
積恋雪関扉(つもるこいゆきのせきのと)
重重重小町桜(じゅうにひとえこまちざくら)
 桐(市村)

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