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Actors Sanjô Kantarô II as Yaoya Oshichi and Ichimura Takenojô as Koshô Kichisaburô

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Signed

Torii Kiyonobu

Marks

Artist's seal: Kiyomasu

Provenance

Purchased December 2, 1902, source unknown. Formerly in the collection of Prince Konoe, Kyoto

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 1718 (Kyôho 3), 1st month

Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0060; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #37; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 16; Michener, Floating World (1954), #27

Dimensions

Vertical ô-ôban; 55.4 x 31.8 cm (21 13/16 x 12 1/2 in. )

Accession Number

02.847

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints