Actor Ichikawa Omezô I as the Footman (Yakko) Ippei

市川男女蔵の奴一平

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), 5th month
Artist Tôshûsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–1795), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Sharaku (2011), #54; Dai Sharaku ten (1995), #019; Ukiyo-e shûka 11 (1979), list #019

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 25.4 cm (15 1/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.7246

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14672, 21.7246

Play: Koi Nyôbô Somewake Tazuna
Theater: Kawarazaki
恋女房染分手綱(こいにょうぼうそめわけたづな)
 河原崎

Signed

Tôshûsai Sharaku ga
東洲斎写楽画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection