Actor Iwai Shijaku I as both Osome and Hisamatsu, among the Seven Roles in a Farewell Performance (Onagori kyôgen, shichiyaku no uchi)

「御名残狂言 七役之内 久松・おそめ 岩井紫若」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1835 (Tenpô 6), 2nd month
Artist Shunbaisai Hokuei (Japanese, active about 1824–1837, died 1837), Publisher Wataya Kihei (Wataki) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 101

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.6 x 24.3 cm (14 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3212.22

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 11.21991 (left sheet), 17.3212.22 (right sheet); no VR

Play: Osome Hisamatsu Ukina no Yomiuri
Theater: Naka

From an album with decorative paper pasted over the names of the actors.
お染久松色読販(おそめひさまつうきなのよみうり)
 中

Signed

Shunbaisai Hokuei ga
春梅斎北英画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection