Actor Arashi Hinasuke I as the Wrestler Tatsugadake

大阪や長右衛門 叶雛助 初代嵐雛助

Japanese
Edo period
1792 (Kansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Ryûkôsai Jokei (Japanese, active 1770s–1809)


Catalogue Raisonné

Gerstle & Yano, Ryûkôsai zuroku (2009), #26a; Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 87

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.6 x 14.4 cm (12 7/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6298

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The date of 1792 follows Kitagawa; Gerstle and Yano suggest late 1793 instead.

Play: Miyako Kiyomizu Yogaichô
Theater: Naka
花洛清水夜開帳(みやこきよみずよがいちょう)
 中

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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