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Actors Nakamura Takesaburô as Kewaizaka Shôshô and Ichikawa Danjurô as Soga Gorô

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Signed

Torii Kiyomasu

Marks

Artist's seal: Kiyomasu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1715 (Shôtoku 5), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0363; Gunsaulus, AIC cat. I (1955), p. 54, #11

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 31.4 x 44.5 cm (12 3/8 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7191

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints