Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as Kewaizaka no Shôshô

四代目岩井半四郎の化粧坂少将

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.5 x 13.5 cm (12 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4228

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Gohiiki Nennen Soga
Theater: Nakamura
御贔屓年々曽我(ごひいきねんねんそが)
 中村

Signed

Shunshô ga (partly cut off)
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