Actor Segawa Kikunojô II as Tamagiku

二代目瀬川菊之丞の玉菊

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #163

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.4 x 14 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.490

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Momiji Kumo Nishiki no Tsuri Yogi
Play (kaomise): Kawaranu Hana Sakae Hachi-no-ki
Theater: Nakamura
常花栄鉢木(かわらぬはなさかえはちのき)
 中村

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