Girl at Writing Practice (Tenaraiko), and Actor Iwai Hanshirô V as a Calligraphy Pupil (Tenaraiko Iwai Hanshirô), from the series Girls in a Dance of Seven Changes (Musume shichi henge no uchi)

「娘七変化の内 手習子」 「てならい子 岩井半四郎」(五代目)

Japanese
Edo period
1811 (Bunka 8), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #188

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25.5 cm (14 7/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6245

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

年月印に「未弐」とあるが、文化8年は極と行事印の時代。

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on inset)
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Goat 2
改印:極、未弐

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection