Masatasuya (Actor Nakamura Nakazô II as Kudô Suketsune), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

役者舞台之姿絵 まさつや 二代目中村仲蔵の工藤祐経

Japanese
Edo period
1796 (Kansei 8), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 214, fig. 5; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 31, #42; Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #104

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 23.6 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1762

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (main feature): Furiwakegami Aoyagi Soga
Theater: Miyako
振分髪青柳曽我(ふりわけがみあおやぎそが)
 都

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection