Kôraiya (Actor Matsumoto Kôshirô IV as Kakogawa Honzô), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

「役者舞台之姿絵 高らい屋」 四代目松本幸四郎の加古川本蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano et al., Chûshingura VII (2014), list #1-128; Edo-Tokyo Mus., Dai Ukiyo-e ten (2014), #208; Ukiyo-e shûka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 213, fig. 35; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #143; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e' kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 31, #35

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 26 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6970

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 22, 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 #653; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection