Actor Sawamura Kunitarô II as the Widow (Goshitsu) Tamazasa, with a child actor

「後室玉ざゝ 沢村国太郎」(二代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1824 (Bunsei 7), 8th month
Artist Gigadô Ashiyuki (Japanese, active about 1814–1835), Publisher Wataya Kihei (Wataki) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 94

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 26.4 cm (14 9/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3212.13

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 an incomplete triptych; 17.3212.15 is the left sheet.

Play: Yayoi ni Hiraku Ando no Funahashi
Theater: Kado

From an album with decorative paper pasted over the names of the actors.
三月開嬉心船橋(やよいにひらくあんどのふなはし)
 角

Signed

Ashiyuki ga
芦ゆき画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection