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Tachibanaya (Actor Ichikawa Yaozô III as Shimobe Hatsuhei), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

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MFA impressions: 11.25332, 21.6972 Play: Hatsu Akebono Kaomise Soga Theater: Miyako

Signed

Toyokuni ga 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

May 8, 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the F. May sale; 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, 1794 (Kansei 6), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 211, fig. 2; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #129

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 22.9 cm (14 1/4 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

21.6972

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints