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Actor Bando Mitsugorô I as Tennen no Mansaku-gitsune

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Right sheet of incomplete triptych. Play: Motomishi Yukibae Hachi no ki Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Provenance

July 1912, 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

Japanese, Edo period, 1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0116; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #393, and pl. 168

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 14.6 cm (12 3/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5564

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints