Actors Nakamura Kumetarô I as Matsuura Sayo no Hime and Ichimura Kamezô I as Kume no Sennin

松浦さよの姫 「中村粂太郎」(初代)、粂仙人 「市村亀蔵」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1754 (Hôreki 4), 11th month
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Okumuraya


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1784; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 125; Ukiyo-e taisei 3 (1931), #98

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.3 x 27 cm (15 1/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5751

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19666, 21.5751

Play: Keisei Asakusa no Kane
Theater: Ichimura
傾城浅草鐘(けいせいあさくさのかね)
 市村

Signed

Hôgetsudô Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu ga
方月堂奥村文角政信画

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection