Actor Ichikawa Yaozô II as Sakuramaru
1773 (An'ei 2), 9th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Ukiyo-e zenshû 5 (1957), pl. 30 (complete tetraptych)
Hosoban; 29.9 x 14.2 cm (11 3/4 x 5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Left sheet of incomplete tetraptych.
Play: Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami
Both Kabuki Nenpyô and Kabuki Nendaiki say that the part of Sakuramaru in this production was played by Ichikawa Monnosuke. However, a tsuji banzuke for the production (00.1635, 11.28560, 11.28565) says that the part was played by Yaozô.
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection