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Actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu I as a Young Man with a Love Letter

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Signed

Senkadô Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #26 (first version); Michener (this version, with recut head)

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 71.4 x 15.8 cm (28 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6637

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints