Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô VI as Sanuki Rokurô (in 1795) OR the Footman (Yakko) Itsuhei (in 1798)

六代市川団十郎の讃岐六郎ヵ奴逸平ヵ 六代市川団十郎(駕籠舁どもと戦う讃岐六郎の役か)

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month OR 1798 (Kansei 10), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810), Publisher Uemura Yohei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), list #1.004 (dated 1795); Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1957), fig. 139 (dated 1798)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 24.3 cm (14 7/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7023

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Sanuki Rokurô
Play: Kaeribana Yuki no Yoshitsune
Theater: Miyako
1795 (Kansei 7), 11th month

OR

Footman (Yakko) Ippei
Play: Katakiuchi Somewake Tazuna
Theater: Nakamura
1798 (Kansei 10), 5th month

帰花雪義経(かえりばなゆきのよしつね)
 都

Signed

Kunimasa ga
国政画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection