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）
Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 2370
Hosoban; 31.3 x 16 cm (12 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color, nikawa, and metallic powder
Not On View
Play: Suehiro Ehô Soga
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.
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection