Actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu II as Soga no Gorô

二代目佐野川市松の五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7), 1st month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #289 (complete diptych); Riccar Art Museum, Ippitsusai Bunchô ten (1978), #112; Ukiyo-e taisei 5 (1930), #230 (right) and #231 (left)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.7 x 15.3 cm (12 1/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4726

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 11.18494 (left), 21.4726 (right); no VR

Play: Fuji no Yuki Kaikei Soga
Theater: Ichimura
富士雪会稽曽我(ふじのゆきかいけいそが)
 市村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Baron Sumitomo; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection