Actor Segawa Kikusaburô I as the Geisha Kikuno

「けいしやきくの 瀬川菊三郎」 (初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1800 (Kansei 12), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sôkakudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 14.8 cm (12 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1529

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (second feature): Godairiki Koi no Fujime
Play (main feature): Genpei Nunobiki no Taki
Theater: Ichimura
五大力恋緘(ごだいりきこいのふうじめ)
源平布引滝(げんぺいぬのびきのたき)
 市村、二番目

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Collector's seal on back

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper