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Actors Ôtani Hiroji as Ume no Yoshibei and Nakamura Sukegorô as Uba no Genbei

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Play: Otokodate Hatsukai Soga Theater: Nakamura

Signed

Torii Kiyonobu

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, 1753 (Hôreki 3), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Satô, "Kabuki...," in Ukiyo-e geijuitsu 151 (2006), p. 28, fig. 12; Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0349

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 41.6 x 31.2 cm (16 3/8 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.7

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints