Actor Onoe Tamizô II as a Chinese (Karabito), from a series of Five Changes (Gobake no uchi)

「五化ノ内 唐人 尾上多見蔵」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1831 (Tenpô 2), 11th month
Artist Shunbaisai Hokuei (Japanese, active about 1824–1837, died 1837), Publisher Shôhonya Seishichi (Honsei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 99

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 24.4 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1753

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Kotobuki Shikisan
Theater: Naka

Another design in the series: 11.34995.

Signed

Shunkôsai Hokuei ga

春江斎北英画

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Kasuke

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent