Shinozuka Uraemon Reading the Prologue at the Miyako Theater

篠塚浦右衛門の都座口上姿

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 7th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #028; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #029

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.9 x 20.9 cm (13 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7234

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Theater: Miyako
 都

Signed

(signature not visible on this impression)

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1922 [sic], purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from K. Matsuki; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection