Actors Sanjô Kantarô II as Gonshichi, a Seller of Guidebooks (Saiken-uri Gonshichi), and Sanogawa Mangiku as Sakuragi

細見売り権七 「三条勘太郎」(二代目)、桜木 「佐野川万菊」

Japanese
Edo period
1730 (Kyôhô 15), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0543; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 90

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.6 x 14.6 cm (12 1/16 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7180

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic pigment

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hiragana Tokiwa Hachinoki
Theater: Ichimura
平仮名常盤鉢木(ひらがなときわはちのき)
 市村

Signed

Eshi Torii Kiyomasu hitsu
絵師鳥居清倍筆

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