Actor Segawa Kikunojô III (?) or Segawa Otome (?) as a shirabyôshi dancer in Musume Dôjô-ji
1783 (Tenmei 3), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #508
Hosoban; 30.5 x 14.5 cm (12 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Probably the right half of a diptych, with 11.18871 as the left half.
Play: Mata Saku Hana Musume Dôjô-ji
Theater: Nakamura, second feature
Main feature: Edo no Hana Mimasu Soga
However, Clark notes that there was also a production of Musume Dôjô-ji in the 10th month, the farewell performance of Segawa otome, the older brother of Kikunojô III; the brothers used the same crest.
September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection