Actors Ichikawa Omezô I as Tomita Hyôtarô and Ôtani Oniji III as Kawashima Jibugorô

初代市川男女蔵の富田兵太郎と三代大谷鬼次の川島治部五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 7th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #046; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #048

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.3 cm (15 3/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7238

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Nihon Matsu Mutsu Sodachi (Two Pine Trees Raised in Mutsu Province)
Theater: Kawarazaki
二本松陸奥生長(にほんまつむつそだち)
 河原崎

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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