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Actor Nakamura Sukegorô II (Gyoraku)

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Signed

Torii Kiyoshige ga

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, 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, about 1756 (Hôreki 6), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1340

Dimensions

Wide hosoban; 40 x 18 cm (15 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5671

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints