Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as Akoya

四代岩井半四郎のあこや

Japanese
Edo period
1784 (Tenmei 4), 2nd month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 13.3 cm (12 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6007

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Scene: Kagekiyo no Rôyaburi (added to the program in the 2nd month)
Play (main feature): Fude-hajime Kanjinchô (from the 1st month)
Theater: Nakamura
景清の牢破り(かげきよのろうやぶり)
筆始観進帳(ふではじめかんじんちょう)
 中村

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection