Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as Yamauba

三代目瀬川菊之丞の山姥

Japanese
Edo period
1785 (Tenmei 5), 11th month OR 1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1), 9th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.2 x 14.7 cm (12 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6111

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly a diptych: 54.461 (right), 21.6111 (left)

1785 (Tenmei 5), 11th month
Play (kaomise): Otokoyama Furisode Genji
Theater: Kiri

OR 1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1), 9th month
Play (Jôruri): Saetari Yamaji no Kikuzuki
Play (main feature): Sugata no Date Keisei Katagi
Theater: Ichimura
男山娘源氏(おとこやまふりそでげんじ)
 桐

沍山路菊月(さえたりやまじのきくづき)、2番目切狂言、富本
大名題 姿伊達契情容儀(すがたのだてけいせいかたぎ)
 市村

Signed

Shunkô ga
春好画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection