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Actor, from the series Portraits as True Likenesses in the Moonlight (Makoto no tsukihana no sugata-e)

Provenance

September 26, 2006, anonymous sale, Doyle Auctioneers, New York, lot 1007, to Jo-Ann Pinkowitz, Boston; 2012, gift of Jo-Ann and Richard Pinkowitz to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jo-Ann Edinburg Pinkowitz and Richard Pinkowitz in memory of Arthur E. Vershbow

Japanese, Edo period, 1867

Dimensions

Image: 36 x 23 cm (14 3/16 x 9 1/16 in.) Sheet: 36.5 x 24.3 cm (14 3/8 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.929

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints