Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as a Shirabyôshi Dancer

「しら拍子 岩井半四郎」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyotsune (Japanese, active 1757–1779), Publisher Tokiwaya (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1581

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.7 x 13.4 cm (12 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5686

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (kaomise): Na mo Takashi Kumoi no Yumihari
Theater: Morita

Signed

Torii Kiyotsune hitsu
鳥居清経筆

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection