Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as a Lion Dancer (Shishi Odori) in a Dance of Seven Changes

四代目岩井半四郎

Japanese
Edo period
1787 (Tenmei 7), 4th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 33.2 x 15.3 cm (13 1/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4032

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Shichi Henge
Theater: Kiri
七変化(しちへんげ)
 桐

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

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