Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as Shirai Gonpachi

四代目岩井半四郎の白井権八

Japanese
Edo period
1793 (Kansei 5), 2nd month
Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.5 x 13.4 cm (12 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6005

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Gozen-gakari Sumô Soga (second part, from the second month)
Theater: Kawarazaki
御前懸相撲曽我(ごぜんがかりすもうそが)、二番目
 河原崎

Signed

Shun'ei ga
春英画

Provenance

November 1912, 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