Actor Nakamura Noshio II as Sakuramaru

二代目中村野塩の桜丸

Japanese
Edo period
1796 (Kansei 8), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), list #1.019

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7008

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.22743, 21.7008

Play: Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami
Theater: Miyako
菅原伝授手習鑑(すがわらでんじゅてならいかがみ)
 都

Signed

Kunimasa ga
国政画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 21, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #362; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection