Actor Ichikawa Komazô II as Yukihira

二代目市川高麗蔵の中納言行平

Japanese
Edo period
1771 (Meiwa 8), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #35

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.4 x 14 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.486

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kuni no Hana Ono no Itsumoji
Theater: Nakamura
倭花小野五文字(くにのはなおののいつもじ)
 中村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24