Actor Osagawa Tsuneyo II as the Heavenly Maiden of Itsukushima

二代目小佐川常世の厳島の天女

Japanese
Edo period
1780 (An'ei 9), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31 x 14.3 cm (12 3/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4255

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 11.18798 (L), 21.4255 (R); no VR

Play: Tokimeku ya O-Edo no Hatsuyuki
Theater: Morita
時萌於江戸初雪(ときめくやおえどのはつゆき)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection