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Asian Art
Artist: Toshusai Sharaku, Japanese, active 1794–95

The Actor Arashi Ryuzo as the Moneylender Ishibe no Kinkichi, from the play The Iris Soga of the Bunroku Period

1794

Ukiyo-e, polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 14 15/16 × 10 1/16 in. (38 × 25.5 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1950.567
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1950; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 43, no. 7.

Keizaburo Yamaguchi and Ato Senta Nihon, eds., Sharaku: Shunsho, Shunko, Shun’ei, Enkyo (Tokyo: Gyosei, 1991).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.