Actor Ichimura Manzô, a Rising Star (Tayûko), as a Puppeteer
傀儡師 「太夫子 市村満蔵」
Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1992
Hosoban; 31.7 x 15 cm (12 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa
Not On View
“Tayûko” is a young actor who is expected to star in female roles in the near future. Ichimura Manzô was the childhood name, used from 1731 to 1745, of the actor who later became Ichimura Uzaemon IX (1725-1785).
Yamato gakô Okumura Toshinobu hitsu
June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection