Actor Kataoka Nizaemon VII as Shirodayû

七代目片岡仁左衛門の白太夫

Japanese
Edo period
1796 (Kansei 8), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Iwatoya Kisaburô (Eirindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Heiteres treiben... (Köln, 1990), #1-41

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 24.8 cm (15 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6014

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami
Theater: Miyako
菅原伝授手習鑑(すがわらでんじゅてならいかがみ)
 都

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection