Kintarô Painting a Kite with a Portrait of Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô in Shibaraku

凧絵を描く金太郎

Japanese
Edo period
about 1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0985; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #130

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24.5 cm (14 7/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.383

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1761, 54.383

Signed

Kiyonaga ga
清長画

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24