Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as Gaku no Kosan

四代目岩井半四郎のがくの小さん

Japanese
Edo period
1771 (Meiwa 8), 1st month (?)
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #113

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.6 x 14 cm (12 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4706

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sakai-machi Soga Nendaiki (?)
Theater: Nakamura (?)

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection