Actor Matsumoto Koshirô III as Hokkyô's Daughter Asagao

三代目松本幸四郎の法橋娘朝顔

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #212; Ukiyo-e taisei 5 (1930), #226

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.8 x 14.3 cm (12 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4741

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (kaomise): Ima o Sakari Suehiro Genji
Theater: Nakamura
今於盛末広源氏(いまおさかりすえひろげんじ)
 中村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

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