Actor Ichikawa Masuzô I, aka Hakusha, as Soga no Gorô

曽我五郎 「市川升蔵 拍車(はくしゃ)」 (初代市川升蔵)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1757 (Hôreki 7)
Artist Torii Kiyohiro (Japanese, active 1737–1776), Publisher Matsumura Yahei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1478; Ukiyo-e taisei 3 (1931), #61

Dimensions

Wide hosoban; 39.9 x 17.5 cm (15 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5400

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

Signed

Torii Kiyohiro ga
鳥居清広画

Markings

Artist's seal: Kiyohiro

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection