Cherry Blossoms of Love (Koi-zakura): Actor as Yaoya Oshichi
Hosoban; 32 x 14.9 cm (12 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and metallic powder
Not On View
MFA impressions: 11.13260, 21.5450
The design is based on an earlier, larger work showing an actor who may be Sanjô Kantarô II in the role in 1718; see 02.845.
Torii Kiyomasu hitsu
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection