Actor Ôtani Tomoemon I as Hôkaibô Seigen
1779 (An'ei 8), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Hosoban; 32 x 14.8 cm (12 5/8 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From scenes added in the 4th (?) month to the second part of a program that had started in the 1st month. This role appears in the lower left corner of the illustrated poster (banzuke), 11.27295.
Play (main feature): Gohiiki Nennen Soga
November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection