Actor Bandô Hikosaburô II as Takigiya Hikozô

「薪屋彦三 坂東彦三郎」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
about early 1760s
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820), Publisher Miyaji (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.2 x 14.1 cm (12 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5843

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Mume ga ka ya/ eda wa kuroki no/ ninai ka na (?)

Signed

Kitao Shigemasa ga
北尾重政画

Provenance

Spring 1913, 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