Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as the Dragon Princess

三代目瀬川菊之丞の龍女

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #391; Ukiyo-e shûka 5 (AIC II, 1980), pl. 26

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32.5 x 22.6 cm (12 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4369

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sakimasu ya Ume no Kachidoki
Theater: Ichimura
開増梅隑楽(さきますやむめのかちどき)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

December 1916, 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