Actor Arashi Otohachi I as the Watchman Yasaku

初代嵐音八の番人弥作

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 13 (1981), Brussels pl. 54

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.5 x 15.4 cm (12 13/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4100

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Fude Hajime Soga no Tamazusa
Theater: Nakamura
筆始曽我章(ふではじめそがのたまずさ)
 中村

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection