Actor Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Sasaki Tadaomi Araoka Genta in a Shibaraku scene

九代目市村宇左衛門の佐々木忠臣荒岡源太

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #29; Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), p. 243, fig. 84.1 (both Ôta Mus. impression w/ red costume)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 14.7 cm (12 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4350

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sakimasu ya Mume no Kachidoki
Theater: Ichimura
開増梅隑楽(さきますやむめのかちどき)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Collector's seal: Wakai Oyaji

Provenance

December 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection