Actors Ichimura Kichigorô II as Zôritori Tsuyasuke and Sawamura Sôjûrô II as Abe no Sadatô (?)

二代目市村吉五郎のざうり取つや介、二代目沢村宗十郎のとあべの貞任 ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 11th month (?)
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 030-0106; Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #7 and pl. 5; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Bunchô list, #284; Riccar Art Museum, Ippitsusai Bunchô ten (1978), #181

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 14 cm (11 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4731

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Otokoyama Yunzei Kurabe (?)
Theater: Ichimura (?)
男山弓勢競(おとこやまゆんぜいくらべ) ヵ
 市村 ヵ

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection