Actor Ichikawa Ebizô II as Hanakawado Sukeroku

二代目市川海老蔵の花川戸助六

Japanese
Edo period
1749 (Kan'en 2), 3rd month
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Art Mus., Shoki ukiyo-e ten (2016), cat. no. 140; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #267; Ukiyo-e zenshû I (1957), fig. 126

Dimensions

Wide hashira-e; 71.8 x 24.7 cm (28 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5738

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (Jôruri): Sukeroku Kuruwa no Iezakura
Play (main feature): Otoko Moji Soga Monogatari
Theater: Nakamura
助六廓家桜(すけろくくるわのいえざくら)
男文字曽我物語(おとこもじそがものがたり)
 中村

Inscription

Poem: Wakayagi de/ ebira no ume ya/ nido no kake

Signed

Hôgetsudô hashira-e kongen Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu

Markings

Artist's seal: Tanchôsai

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection