Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as Chizuka

四代岩井半四郎のちづか

Japanese
Edo period
1777 (An'ei 6), 7th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.5 x 14.8 cm (12 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4226

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Osame Tatematsuru Nitta ga Daimyôjin (=Hônô Nitta Daimyôjin)
Theater: Morita
奉納新田大明神(おさめたてまつるにったがだいみょうじん、ほうのうにったがだいみょうじん)
 森田

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection