Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Actor Yamashita Kinsaku II as Sadato's Wife Iwate

Artist:
Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1794–95
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Possibly one sheet of a triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
12 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (31.8 x 14.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1929
Accession Number:
JP1519
Not on view
Signature: Sharaku ga

Marking: Seal: Kiwame–authorized
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," December 1, 1939–January 15, 1940.

Art Institute of Chicago. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," February 1, 1940–March 15, 1940.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "The Surviving Works of Sharaku," April 1, 1940–May 1, 1940.

Tokyo. Tobu Museum of Art. "Toshusai Sharaku," October 22, 1995–December 10, 1995.

Tokyo National Museum. "Tōshūsai Sharaku: His Art and Age," May 1, 2011–June 12, 2011.

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