Actor Tomizawa Montarô I, Female-role Actor (Oyama) from Shijô in Kyoto, as Miyako no Mae

「京 四条 おやま、右女形 富沢門太郎」(初代)

Japanese
Edo period
1736 (Kyôhô 21/Genbun 1), 11th month
Artist Nishimura Shigenobu (Japanese, active about 1724–1735), Publisher Nishimuraya Denbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 2063; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 144

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 15 cm (12 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5885

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (kaomise): Izu Genji Hôrai Yakata
Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Shigenobu hitsu
重信筆

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection