Actor Bandô Hikosaburô II, aka Shinsui, as Satsuma Gengobei

「さつま源五兵衛 坂東彦三郎 薪水」(二代目坂東彦三郎)

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5)
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820), Publisher Murataya Jirobei (Eiyûdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.4 cm (12 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5861

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Hikosaburo II died in 1768.5; Hikosaburo III took the name in 1770.11.

Signed

Kitao Shigemasa ga
北尾重政画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection