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Actor Nakamura Kiyosaburô as Yaoya Oshichi, Holding a Puppet of Kichisaburô

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Signed

Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu 奥村文角政信

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1750 (Kan'en 3), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1761; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 11 (1982), #155

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 14.3 cm (12 3/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5782

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints