Actor Yamashita Kinsaku II as Kikusui Gozen

二代目山下金作の菊水御前

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #571; Ukiyo-e taisei 8 (1931), #173

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.2 x 14.1 cm (11 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6072

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6072, 21.6095

Play (kaomise): Kaeribana Eiyû Taiheiki
Theater: Nakamura
帰花英雄太平記(かえりばなえいゆうたいへいき)
 中村

Signed

Katsukawa Shunkô ga
勝川春好画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection