Actor Azuma Tôzô II as Chiyo

二代目吾妻藤蔵の千代

Japanese
Edo period
1768 (Meiwa 5), 8th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.5 x 14 cm (11 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4705

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami
Theater: Ichimura
菅原伝授手習鑑(すがわらでんじゅてならいかがみ)
 市村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection