Actors Nakamura Tomijûrô I as Sanbasô (R) and Yoshizawa Iroha I as Senzai (L)
1775 (An'ei 4), intercalary 12th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Hosoban diptych; 31.2 x 29.5 cm (12 5/16 x 11 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Diptych: 21.4244 (right), 21.4245 (left)
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
Shunshô ga (on each sheet)
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection