Skip to Content
Closed today, next open tomorrow. Closed today, next open tomorrow.

The Actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu I as Hisamatsu

A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e, urushi-e.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e, urushi-e.

Date:

c. 1748

Artist:

Ishikawa Toyonobu
Japanese, 1711–1785

About this artwork

Sanogawa Ichimatsu I appeared in this role in the play The Eternal Soga of the Green Gate, which was presented at the Nakamura theater in February 1743. The brown-and-black checked pattern on Ichimatsu’s outercoat (haori) is a design he made fashionable, and it appears in many of his portraits. The contrast of the outer coat with the white kimono patterned with pink plum blossoms and seals is quite striking.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Ishikawa Toyonobu

Title

The Actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu I as Hisamatsu

Origin

Japan

Date

1743–1753

Medium

Hand-colored woodblock print; habahiro hashira-e, urushi-e

Dimensions

71.0 × 26.1 cm (28 × 10 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1931.243

IIIF Manifest  The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) represents a set of open standards that enables rich access to digital media from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions around the world.

Learn more.

https://api.artic.edu/api/v1/artworks/8188/manifest.json

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share