Actor Osagawa Tsuneyo II as Yoshibei's Wife Koume

「由兵衛女ぼう小梅 小佐川常世」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1777 (An'ei 6), 1st month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0074; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #344

Dimensions

Hosoban; 28.2 x 13.2 cm (11 1/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.40.73

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Tsukisenu Haru Hagoromo Soga
Theater: Ichimura
常盤花羽衣曽我(つきせぬはるはごろもそが)
 市村

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

1940, anonymous gift to the MFA (in compliance with Chie Hirano's wish). (Accession date: June 13, 1940)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift