Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II in Private Life as the Proprietor of Yoshinoya Sake Shop, at Suruga Nichô-machi

酒屋吉野屋の主山吉の市川門之助 「スルカ二丁町」

Japanese
Edo period
about late 1780s–early 1790s
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 24.4 cm (15 5/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6300

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Monnosuke II died in 1794.11.

Inscription

Poem (by Yomo no Akara?): ... no na mo/ yoshi Yoshinoya no/ otoloyama/ nushi ni na takaki/ shiraito no taki

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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