Actor Iwai Hanshirô IV as Tsukisayo

四代岩井半四郎の月小夜

Japanese
Edo period
1783 (Tenmei 3), 1st month
Artist Katsukawa Shunjô (Japanese, died in 1787)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31 x 14 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6043

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Edo no Hana Mimasu Soga
Theater: Nakamura
江戸花三升曽我(えどのはなみますそが)
 中村

Signed

Shunjô ga
春常画

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