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Actor Yamashita Kinsaku II as Kokin

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Play: Kaeribana Yuki no Yoshitsune Theater: Miyako Possibly a triptych: 21.6350 (right), 11.22119 (center), 21.6351 (left).

Signed

Utamaro ga 歌麿画

Marks

Collector's seal: Kyôsai shû

Provenance

Formerly in the collections of Kawanabe Kyôsai and Kenkichi Hirakawa; March 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, 1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #654.3, and pl. 86; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 218.2.4; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #367

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.6 x 13.8 cm (11 5/8 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6351

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints