Actor Iwai Hanshiró IV as the Pilgrim Otoma

四代目岩井半四郎の巡礼おとま

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #100; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #115

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32 x 15 cm (12 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7263

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Matsu wa Misao Onna Kusunoki
Theater: Kawarazaki
松貞婦女楠(まつはみさおおんなくすのき)
 河原崎

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; 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