Actor Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Shume Hangan Morihisa

九代目市村羽左衛門の今様の役人花形主馬之介本名主馬判官盛久

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 1st month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 030-0155; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #238; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #s 244-6 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 27 x 12.3 cm (10 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4752

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Center sheet of incomplete triptych.

Play: Edo no Hana Wakayagi Soga
Theater: Ichimura
江戸花陽向曽我(えどのはなわかやぎそが)
 市村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Baron Sumitomo; June 1913, 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