Hamamuraya (Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as the Shirabyôshi Dancer Hisakata), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

「役者舞台之姿絵 はま村や」 三代目瀬川菊之丞の白拍子久方

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 8 (1981), #116; Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 212, fig. 16; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 30, #16

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.9 x 25.1 cm (14 15/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6830

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play (shosagoto): Ôshukubai Koi no Hatsune
Play (main feature): Uruôtoshi Meika no Homare
Theater: Miyako
鶯宿梅恋初音(おうしゅくばいこいのはつね)
閏訥子名和歌誉(うるおうとしめいかのほまれ)
 都

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#367); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection