Actors Arashi Rikan II as Chinzai Hachirô Tametomo (R) and Iwai Shijaku I as Princess Neiwannyo of the Ryûkyû Kingdom

二代目嵐璃寛の鎮西八郎為朝  初代岩井紫若の琉球国ノねいわん女

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Shunbaisai Hokuei (Japanese, active about 1824–1837, died 1837)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 100; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1987), pl. 161; Keyes, PMA cat. (1973), #162, and pl. 45

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 34.2 x 48.8 cm (13 7/16 x 19 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3214.21-2

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 17.3214.21 (left), 17.3211.22 (right)

Play: Shimameguri Tsuki no Yumihari

Signed

Shunkôsai Hokuei ga (on each sheet)

春江斎北英画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection