Toraya (Actor Arashi Ryûzô II as Tojibô), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

「役者舞台之姿絵 とらや」 二代目嵐竜蔵の閉坊

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 214, fig. 47; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #148

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.7 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6969

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

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

August 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection