Memorial Portrait of Actor Arashi Rikaku II

二代目嵐璃珏 (死絵)

Japanese
Edo period
1861 (Man'en 2/Bunkyû 1)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 118

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.1 x 18.7 cm (9 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.35530

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

大坂で立役巻軸(たちやくかんじく)に上りつめた二代代嵐璃(王+玉)は、元治1年7月14日に、享年53歳で往生した。寺は上寺町の本照寺。戒名は秦真院宗琢日妙信士。 – 武藤 純子K

Signed

Yoshitaki ga
芳瀧画

Markings

画家の印章: 一養亭
版元: なし
改印: なし

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection