Actors Yamashita Kintarô as Usuyuki-hime (R) and Sawamura Sôjûrô III as Sonobe Saemon (L)

山下金太郎の薄雪姫  三代目沢村宗十郎の園部左衛門

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 8th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #411 (one sheet only)

Dimensions

Hosoban diptych; 32.4 x 29.2 cm (12 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7116-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7116 (left), 21.7117 (right)

Play: Shin Usuyuki Monogatari
Theater: Ichimura
新薄雪物語(しんうすゆきものがたり)
 中村

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