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Maker(s):Torii Kiyomasu II
Culture:Japanese (1706-1763)
Title:Actor Ichikawa Ebizo as Kagekiyo
Date Made:1930-1949
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet: 12 3/16 in x 5 13/16 in; 31 cm x 14.8 cm; Image: 11 1/4 in x 5 13/16 in; 28.6 cm x 14.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE/PUBLISHER: recto, lwr. ctr. (black ink): [Japanese character, [ill.] Torii Kiyomasu hitsu / Hinagata ya hanmoto]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kagekiyo Ichikawa Ebizo]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, [ill.] / Nakamura Shichisaburo]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, [ill.] / Otoni Hiroji].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.315.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Long vertical actor print with Ichikawa Ebizo in the role of Kagekiyo (top) in bright yellow outfit and holding a long sword, Nakamura Shichisaburo (right) in yellow rob and sitting on the ground and Otoni Hiroji (left) also sitting on the ground.

kimonos; actors; male; men

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