Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Soga no Jûrô (R) and Ichikawa Yaozô II as Soga no Gorô (L)

九代目市村宇左衛門の曽我十郎  二代目市川八百蔵の曽我五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1777 (An'ei 6), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 31.3 x 28.5 cm (12 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4144, 21.4181

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.4144 (left), 21.4181 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.18793VR (11.18793, 11.18824, 11.18845) (complete triptych), 21.4144VR (21.4144, 21.4181) (two left sheets)

Play: Tsukisenu Haru Hagoromo Soga
Theater: Ichimura
常盤花羽衣曽我(つきせぬはるはごろもそが)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, 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