The Chicago impression is signed and has the mark of publisher Hangiya Shirobei.
Formerly in the collection of Arthur Davison Ficke; February 10, 1920, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Ficke sale, American Art Galleries, New York; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1700 (Genroku 13)
- Artist Torii Kiyonobu I, Japanese, 1664–1729
Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 55 (Chicago impression); Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 37, #10
60.4 x 29.8 cm (23 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print; ink on paper, with hand-applied color