Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke I as Semimaru (?)

蝉丸ヵ 「市川門之助」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1721 (Kyôhô 6), 11th month (?)
Artist Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756), Publisher Emiya (Uemura) Kichiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 2003

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.3 x 15.2 cm (12 5/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

06.1176

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Semimaru Yôrô no Taki (?)
Theater: Morita

Signed

Nishimura Shigenaga hitsu

西村重長筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Shigenaga

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection