Actors Ogino Izaburô I as Soga Jûrô (R) and Ichimura Kamezô I as Soga Gorô (L)

曽我十郎 「荻野伊三郎」 (初代)  曽我五郎 「市村亀蔵」 (初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1746 (Enkyô 3), 1st month
Artist Torii Kiyonobu II (Japanese, active about 1725–1760), Publisher Igaya Kan'emon (Bunkidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0242-3

Dimensions

Uncut hosoban diptych; 27.3 x 29.6 cm (10 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7215

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kikeba Mukashi Soga Monogatari
Theater: Ichimura
聞伴昔曽我物語(きけばむかしそがものがたり)
 市村

Signed

Torii Kiyonobu hitsu

Mutô survey #454 (by location)
鳥居清信筆

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection