Actors Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Ukita Sakingo and Sawamura Sôjûrô III as the Ghost of Takao, with chanters Tomimoto Itsukidayû and Tomimoto Awatayû, and accompanist Sasaki Ichishirô

四代目松本幸四郎の浮田左近吾、三代目沢村宗十郎の高尾の幽魂、富本斎宮太夫、富本綾太夫、佐々木市四郎

Japanese
Edo period
1788 (Tenmei 8), autumn
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0860; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #111, and pl. 71

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 26.2 cm (15 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5476

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.13921, 21.5476

Play: Ominaeshi Sugata no Hatsuaki
Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 21, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #271; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection