Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as the Geisha Oshun

「けいしやおしゆん 岩井半四郎」(四代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1782 (Tenmei 2), 3rd month
Artist Katsukawa Shunjô (Japanese, died in 1787)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.1 x 14.3 cm (12 1/4 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6039

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Chikagoro Koi no Yogatari
Theater: Ichimura
近頃恋世語(ちかごろこいのよがたり)
 市村

Signed

Shunjô ga
春常画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection