Actor Yamashita Kinsaku II as Kagekiyo's Wife Akoya

二代目山下金作の景清女房あこや

Japanese
Edo period
1775 (An'ei 4), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 13.8 cm (11 5/8 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4264

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18894VR (11.18894, 11.18897, 11.18898) (complete), 21.4175 (center sheet only), 21.4264 (right sheet only)

Play: Shinobugusa Koi no Utsushie (Jôruri)
Play: Iromoyô Aoyagi Soga
Theater: Nakamura
色模様青柳曽我(いろもようあおやぎそが)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection