Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as the Courtesan Shirotae

四代目岩井半四郎のけいせい白妙

Japanese
Edo period
1772 (Meiwa 9/An'ei 1), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29 x 13.2 cm (11 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4225

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Ôyoroi Ebidô Shinozuka
Theater: Nakamura
大鎧海老胴篠塚
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#20); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection