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Somenosuke of the Matsubaya, from an untitled series known as Folded Love Letters

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Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga 一筆齊文調画

Marks

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; 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, about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #24

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.8 x 13.9 cm (11 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4743

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints