Actors Segawa Kikunojô III as the Dancer Tsumagiku, Actually the Spirit of a Spider, and Onoe Matsusuke I as Usui Sadamitsu

三代瀬川菊之丞の舞子妻菊実ハ女郎蜘の精、初代尾上松助の臼井貞光

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1957), fig. 29

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 33.4 x 23.3 cm (13 1/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4280

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Shitennô Tonoi no Kisewata
Theater: Nakamura
四天王宿直着綿(してんのうとのいのきせわた)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#165); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection