Actor Ichikawa Yaozô II as Soga no Gorô

二代目市川八百蔵の曾我五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1775 (An'ei 4), 2nd month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.7 x 14 cm (11 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.485

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sakae Soga Kagura no Taiko
Theater: Ichimura
栄曽我神楽太鼓
 市村座

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