Actors Ichikawa Danjûrô VII as Usui Sadamitsu in a Shibaraku Scene, with Segawa Kikunojô V as Shôkajo

七代目市川団十郎の碓井定光にて暫、五代目瀬川菊之丞の桝花女

Japanese
Edo period
1819 (Bunsei 2)
Artist Katsukawa Shuntei (Shôkôsai) (Japanese, 1770–1824)


Catalogue Raisonné

Forrer, Surimono (2013), #493; Rijksmuseum cat. IV, Hiroshige and the Utagawa School (1984), #262; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 419

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.3 x 18.7 cm (8 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.338

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (Shosa): Yama Mata Yama Oyotsume Banashi
Play: Shitennô Ubuyu no Tamagawa
Theater: Tamagawa
Date of performance: 1818.11

Poem by Issen translated in Forrer 2013, p. 260.
巍魂宿直噺(やままたやまおよつめばなし)
四天王産湯玉川(してんのううぶゆのたまがわ)
玉川
 1818、戊寅、文政01、11・25

Inscription

Poems by Issen and Danshûrô Enba

Signed

Kyuko Shuntei ga
春亭画

Provenance

Received in exchange with Fogg for 17.1454

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis