Actors Nakamura Tomijûrô I as Sanbasô and Yoshizawa Iroha I as Senzai
1775 (An'ei 4), intercalary 12th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, active about 1789–1818)
Hosoban; 31.5 x 14.4 cm (12 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Representing Kyoto in a presentation demonstrating Kaomise performances in the respective styles of the three cities, Kyoto, Osaka, and Edo. For an illustrated program of the full performance, see 11.27229.
Play (second feature, added in the intercalary 12th month): Kyô Ôsaka Edo Sangatsu Kaomise Mitate
November 1912, 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection