Actor Segawa Kikunojô III as Ono no Komachi (?)

三代瀬川菊之丞の小野小町ヵ

Japanese
Edo period
1784 (Tenmei 4), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 32.4 x 14.3 cm (12 3/4 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4222

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly a diptych: 11.18278 (left), 21.4222 (right)

Play: Jûni-hitoe Komachi-zakura
Theater: Kiri
重重重小町桜(じゅうにひとえこまちざくら)
 桐(市村)

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

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