Actor Ichikawa Raizô I as the Ghost (Yûkon) of Shiragiku, in Shinobugusa Chidori no Monpi

「垣衣草千鳥紋日(しのぶぐさちどりのもんぴ)」 「しら菊幽魂 市川雷蔵」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1762 (Hôreki 12), 2nd month
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Publisher Emiya (Uemura) Kichiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 0963

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30 x 13.7 cm (11 13/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8124

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (Jôruri): Shinobugusa Chidori no Monpi
Theater: Nakamura
垣衣草千鳥紋日(しのぶぐさちどりのもんぴ)
 中村

Signed

Torii Kiyomitsu ga
鳥居清満画

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