Takinoya (Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Soga no Jûrô), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

「役者舞台之姿絵 たきのや」 二代目市川門之助の曽我十郎

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 12, Berlin (1987), pl. 118; Genshoku 8 (1981), #111; Uk. shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 211, fig. 1; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #126; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e' kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 31, #1; Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #110

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.7 x 25.3 cm (14 13/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6967

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25331, 21.6967

Play: Gohiiki no Hana Aikyô Soga
Theater: Kawarazaki
御曳花愛敬曽我(ごひいきのはなあいきょうそが)
 河原崎

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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 #651; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection