Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV (by Shun'ei) and Two Women (by Shunchô)

四代岩井半四郎(春英)と二美人(春朝)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1788 (Tenmei 8)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #634; Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #29

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 31.8 x 21.3 cm (12 1/2 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5952

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shun'ei ga (at right), Shunchô ga (at left)
春英画、春潮画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#249); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection