The Tale of Shiranui, Part 4 (Shiranui monogatari, yonhen no zumô)

「白縫譚 四編之図模」 「玄海灘右衞門」「鷲津六郎」「鷲津七郎」「傾城小女郎実ハ蜘蛛之精」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 6th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.24

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Based on a performance of Shiranui Monogatari at the Kawarazaki Theater in the second month of Kaei 6, but does not show the actors who actually appeared in the roles.

The left edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding.

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu, Ox 6
No blockcutter's mark

改印:福、村松、丑六
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified