Actor Bandô Mitsugorô II as Katsura Kokingo

二代目坂東三津五郎の桂小金吾

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Sharaku (2011), #141; Dai Sharaku ten (1995), reference #L; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #077

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.8 x 14.9 cm (12 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.217

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Uruôtôshi Meika no Homare
Theater: Miyako
閏訥子名和歌誉(うるおうとしめいかのほまれ)
 都

Signed

Sharaku ga
写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: (unread)
改印:極

Provenance

1941, sold to the MFA by Cecilia Putzel, through Dr. Gustavus J. Esselen.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund