Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Hata no Daizen Taketora disguised as the Footman (Yakko) Matahei (R), and Iwai Hanshirô IV as Umegae disguised as the poem-diviner Omatsu (L)

九代目市村宇左衛門の奴又兵、四代目岩井半四郎の女占方お松実ハ富士娘

Japanese
Edo period
1781 (An'ei 10/Tenmei 1), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #483

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 32 x 22.5 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4374

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Mukashi Otoko Yuki no Hinagata
Theater: Ichimura
昔男雪雛形
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

December 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection