Actor Onoe Tamizô I as Tadahira's Younger Sister Nishikigi (?)

初代尾上民蔵の忠衡妹錦木ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1769 (Meiwa 6), 11th month
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 27.7 x 14.6 cm (10 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4767

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Mutsu no Hana Ume no Kaomise
Theater: Ichimura
雪梅顔見勢(むつのはなうめのかおみせ)
 市村

Signed

Ippitsusai Bunchô ga
一筆齊文調画

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (LOT # 166); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection