Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô II as Yuzuriha Yanone Soga no Gorô

「ゆづりはやのね そがの五郎 市川団十郎」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1729 (Kyôhô 14), 1st month
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Torii Kiyoshige (Japanese, active 1720–1760), Publisher Sagamiya Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 2370

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.3 x 16 cm (12 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5446

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic powder

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Suehiro Ehô Soga
Theater: Nakamura

The first performance of the famous Yanone scene, which was later designated as one of the Eight Great Kabuki Plays (Kabuki jûhachiban) of the Ichikawa lineage.
扇恵方曽我(すえひろえほうそが)
 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