Yamatoya (Actor Bandô Mitsugorô II as Ishii Genzô), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

「役者舞台之姿絵 やまとや」 二代目坂東三津五郎の石井源蔵

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 212, fig. 5; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), pl. 13; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 30, #5

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.1 cm (15 3/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.873

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hana Ayame Bunroku Soga
Theater: Miyako

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