Actor Ôtani Tomoemon I as the Footman (Yakko) Tanihei

初代大谷友右衛門の奴谷平

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #867

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.6 x 15.2 cm (12 13/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4147

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Mutsu no Hana Ume no Kaomise
Theater: Ichimura
雪梅顔見勢(むつのはなうめのかおみせ)
 市村

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection