Actor Iwai Shijaku I as Hisamatsu

初代岩井紫若の久松

Japanese
Edo period
1832 (Tenpô 3), 11th month
Artist Shunbaisai Hokuei (Japanese, active about 1824–1837, died 1837)


Object Place: Osaka, Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 100; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 2 (1998), #301; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1987), pl. 152

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 24.8 cm (14 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5352

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.

Play: Some Moyô Imose no Kadomatsu
Theater: Kyoto, Kita
染模様妹背門松
京北
 二枚組右側のみ。欠けた左側は嵐璃寛によるお染。

Signed

Shunkôsai Hokuei
春江斎北英

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