Actor Sawamura Shirogorô II

二代目沢村四郎五郎

Japanese
Edo period
before 1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), #139; Uhlenbeck, The Poetic Image (1987), #32

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.6 x 18.4 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.395

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The actor died in the 7th month of 1832.

Inscription

「こその顔見世川たきやかせりふをおもひ出して 二番目のまくあけかたやなゝくさのおとしたおとした御おとし玉 塵外楼清澄」

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga
五渡亭国貞画

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph W. Thomas