Otowaya (Actor Onoe Matsusuke I as Iwafuji), from the series Portraits of Actors on Stage (Yakusha butai no sugata-e)

「役者舞台之姿絵 音羽屋」 初代尾上松助の岩藤

Japanese
Edo period
1795 (Kansei 7), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shuka 15 (TNM, 1980), p. 213, fig. 24; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #130; Yoshida, "'Yakusha butai no sugata-e' kenkyû," Ukiyo-e 27 (1966), p. 31, #24; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #2530

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.2 x 25 cm (15 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6833

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Shimekazari Kichirei Soga
Theater: Kawarazaki
注連餝吉例曽我(しめかざりきちれいぞが)
 河原崎

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 22, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #652; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection